Are you sick of liberals using the evil actions of criminals to attack your freedom yet? We are.
Gun control debates will continue to rage. As frustrating as it is, we can’t capitulate. Giving in even an inch means losing a fundamental right forever. To arm you in this fight, we try to provide you with up-to-date information and facts.
It seems silly to throw facts at a liberal, but it’s even worse to stop. To that end, we have some new data regarding the motives of mass shooters. It’s not a good look for the left.
Attacking the NRA
You’ve seen it almost every day this year. There has been an unceasing attack from the left. Major media outlets go on national television and call the NRA terrorists and child killers. They have somehow concocted a narrative that claims the NRA has purchased Washington through exorbitant lobbying. All of it is ridiculous.
NRA members are among the most law abiding Americans, bar none. They have committed exactly none of the high-profile shootings of late. For an NRA member to be guilty of a gun crime is exceedingly rare.
Moreover, the NRA itself is far from being an affluent lobbying group. They don’t even exist on the same financial plane as top-10 lobbying groups. Compare them to any of the super PACs and this notion looks like a bad joke.
But, this is the story the left likes to run. They have committed to the inane notion that gun bans are the one and only way to combat school shootings. If that’s the case, then only a monster could oppose this legislation. It’s an ideology completely devoid of logical basis and in stark contradiction to the facts. No proposed gun legislation in the last 50 years would have stopped a single mass shooting. Even outright gun confiscations have failed where they have been tried. And still, the left fervently clings to this nonsense.
The Real Terrorist Group
If we look at real data, however, this narrative flips quickly. If the left claims the NRA is a terrorist organization because they oppose efforts to stop school shootings, then what can we say about some of the most prominent members of the left? You see, there is real data and real research on this topic. Rather than condemning the NRA’s ideology, it destroys the left.
The most recent and notorious example comes from the Parkland shooter (you’ll notice how we avoid using his name). Released video footage shows that he planned his massacre for a long time. It wasn’t because he was rejected by a girl. It wasn’t because of some catalyzing event. His videos, all recorded before the shooting, show that his primary motivation was to gain notoriety. He is a sociopath who wants his name to be remembered forever. He knew that amassing a body count at a school was the best way to do that.
If it was just one case, we wouldn’t be discussing this. Unfortunately, it’s an obvious trend. The Sandy Hook shooter studied notorious mass shooters for years. Investigators described his notes as being akin to a doctoral thesis. He gathered all of his information from mainstream media outlets. He mapped his path to notoriety and even had notes showing that his “fame” would grow with a higher body count.
The Columbine shooters and Aurora movie theater shooter all left similar evidence. When you look across the biggest mass shootings in recent years, more than half of those who committed these terrible crimes did so to be covered by national news. This even includes known terror attacks. The extremists know that their message will reach more ears if they kill more people to boost their media coverage.
The math here isn’t hard. Critics have been explaining this trend to mainstream media for decades. They are fully aware that these high-profile mass shooters mostly commit atrocities for the notoriety. Obviously, that yearning for attention has to be paired with intense mental problems, but unfortunately, we’re a long way from rooting out mental health disorders from the entire population.
The easiest way to stop mass shootings is to stop saying the names and posting pictures of these evil people. Without the guaranteed attention, many lose their motivation.
Mainstream media groups know this. There is no question about it. Yet, they maintain their complicity in this cycle of death for only one reason: money. These stories generate revenue. Why would they want to see them stop?
It’s the underlying motivation for their entire narrative, even blaming the NRA. On one hand, we have a group dedicated to protecting personal freedoms and helping those in need find the means to defend themselves. On the other, we have a group that deliberately incites mass shootings for profit. Which is the real terrorist group?
~ American Gun News