I have to admit that as an Englishman I find the issue of firearm ownership in the U.S. baffling. All this talk of Amendments and having gun ownership enshrined in ‘rights’ is mysterious to me. But I think the strangest phenomenon is pro-lifer’s arguing for gun ownership. I made the fatal mistake towards the end of last year of agreeing with this Tweet by Piers Morgan: I'd ban ALL guns for convicted criminals and ANYONE with ANY mental health history whatsoever. — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 14, 2012 Morgan said this after the Sandy school massacre and I blogged: Putting my cards on
I was pondering the logic of a Morgan-Jones interview. A friend suggested that it was due to the “liberal notion of objectivity.” I protested, suggesting instead Morgan did it to incite something.. guess what… others are picking up on that as well. What Morgan did was to showcase the very reason why many are now ago with gun control… because of conspiracy nuts and head cases like Jones… and did I mention Jones is openly advocating treason…? The video is well worth your seven minutes, but if you don’t have time, Real Clear Politics transcribed the best parts. When Jones
“My point to you about gay rights for example – it’s time for an amendment to the Bible,” Morgan told Warren. “You should compile a new Bible.” via CNN’s Piers Morgan Says Bible is ‘Flawed’ | FOX News & Commentary: Todd Starnes. I’m not sure he understands “the bible” or the “Constitution” too well, but comparing the two should have him liked by the wing nuts.