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80% of Kids Die From Undisclosed Causes

The lamestream media told you:

Nearly one in five injury-related deaths in children and adolescents involve firearms, reports Liz Szabo, a reporter whose anti-gun stories are regular features in USA Today, a "news" paper with one of the worst anti-gun bias records in America. Thanks to First Amendment protection, they can spin stories and spew propaganda or anti-rights bigotry without any media control.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

More than four out of five injury-related deaths in children and adolescents do not involve firearms, but framing a story this way is banned by USA Today bias requirements. It is more important to imply fear of guns to readers, than to warn parents that 80% of the lethal risks their children face are from, well, the story doesn't say. Szabo is a winner of the excellence-in-media award.

"Why attack guns, when you could help more than 80% of parents keep their kids safe?" asks the Uninvited Ombudsman. "Do they have an agenda, rather than reporting the news and keeping the Republic informed? Can we bring these reporters up on some sort of ethics charges? Do they even know what harm they do, attacking fundamental rights while hiding lethal truths from the public?"

Unfortunately the answer is no, they know not what they do. They actually think they are doing good. It's unclear if "youths involved in accidents" includes "gangbangers in ghettos shooting each other," a frequent wording problem in lamestream reports.

USA Today story that encouraged gun ownership, and spoke highly of the many people who are alive today because they were armed and shot hardened criminals, well that story never ran in that paper, though it could run as often as the scare tactics do. This is called ethics. Makes me ashamed of those colleagues.


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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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