Piers Morgan Now Bullying 12-Year-Old Girls, Still Losing Debates

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You may have seen the brouhaha surrounding 12-year-old Aryanna Gourdin, who posts photos of her and the animals she harvests on trophy hunts. I know the producers at Piers Morgan’s latest miserable television show saw them, because they invited the huntress and her dad on the show.

And then Morgan went all Morgan-y on her:

“How would you feel if I came to your house one day and I hunted down your pet cat and I killed it and I then posted pictures of me celebrating the slaughter of your pet cat?’ Mr. Morgan asked.

This is what passes for logic to the anti-gun, anti-hunting left.

A pet cat is equal to a giraffe, or something.

Gourdin’s father was quick to jump in, calling it a trick question. It’s not a trick question. It’s a stupid question.

Who owns a wild animal? No one. It’s wild.

 

Furthermore, the caretakers of the area singled out the giraffe she harvested because he was a problem:

“This giraffe was an old bull unable to reproduce and a danger to the other giraffes. In Africa they’re in a 30 year drought and food and water are scarce. By removing this giraffe it will ensure survival of the species by making sure there are enough resources to sustain the rest of the healthy herd. This bull was a danger to the others and will provide food for several orphanages and villages in the area.”

But even if that wasn’t true, even if the giraffe had just been born, it wasn’t anyone’s property, which makes the comparison to the cat asinine.

The correct response wasn’t, “That’s a trick question.”

The correct response was, “Well, Piers, there’s a difference. The cat is my property. It’s mine. So you can’t destroy what is mine. But even if it wasn’t, PETA kills thousands of cats and dogs every year. Are you condemning them? I killed one giraffe. They kill thousands of animals. Where’s your moral indignation over that? Furthermore, all the meat harvested from this giraffe fed 800 orphans in the area, so apparently you prefer that the problem giraffe lived and the orphans went hungry. Why do you hate orphans, Piers? Why do you hate orphans?”

At least, that’s where I would have gone.

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Piers Morgan Now Bullying 12-Year-Old Girls, Still Losing Debates

St. Louis Gun Dealers “Selling Everything That’s Not Nailed Down”

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Gun dealers in the St. Louis area are doing booming business while the region awaits the verdict from the grand jury looking into the shooting death of Mike Brown:

Metro Shooting Supplies, in an area near the city’s main airport, reports selling two to three times more weapons than usual in recent weeks — an average of 30 to 50 guns each day — while the jury prepares to conclude its three-month review of the case that sparked looting and weeks of sometimes-violent protests in August.

“We’re selling everything that’s not nailed down,” owner Steven King said. “Police aren’t going to be able to protect every single individual. If you don’t prepare yourself and get ready for the worst, you have no one to blame but yourself.”

Other gun dealers say their sales spikes are comparable to the increases seen soon after Brown’s death on Aug. 9.

“I’ve probably sold more guns this past month than all of last year,” said County Guns owner Adam Weinstein, who fended off looters last summer at his storefront on West Florissant Avenue, the roadway that was the scene of many nightly protests. Weinstein stood guard over his business with an assault rifle and pistol.

The store has since moved out of Ferguson — in part because of concerns about potential further violence.

Many Missourians seem to be praying for the best, but preparing for the worst.

Let’s hope it’s the best.

St. Louis Gun Dealers “Selling Everything That’s Not Nailed Down”

Jones Calls For Veto Override on Gun Bill

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Missouri Speaker of the House TIm Jones
No surprise here:

Republican House Speaker Tim Jones responded that he was “shocked” that Nixon would veto the bill, saying the Democratic governor is usually a supporter of gun rights.

“He generally has been an ardent supporter of the Second Amendment. I think he made a political, calculated move to veto House Bill 436,” Jones said. “I really don’t know what got to him other than special interest groups on the left.”

Jones brushed aside Nixon’s criticism of the bill: that it harkens back to the Civil War-era concept of nullification.

“The governor’s legal theories on this are just that: legal theories,” Jones said. “They are not the current state of the law of the land. Congress can pass all the laws, but it doesn’t make them de facto constitutional.”

Jones added that he believes the Supreme Court would find the bill to be constitutional.

Opponents of the law say there’s no reason to waste money on a federal court case which is sure to follow enforcement of this law. Attorney General Eric Holder already threatened Kansas with such action, to which they replied, “Bring it on.”

I predict the veto will be over-ruled this September.

Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Let me know in the comments.

Jones Calls For Veto Override on Gun Bill