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August 21, 2013

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Well, as a Life Member of the NRA, please allow me to retort: Piss off, Piers. The perps were 15, 16 and 17, hence underage under existing US gun laws.

What law would we pass that would affect them?

But remember, they're just running the playbook

The guide spells out how to talk about gun control and when to press the issue, the best time being in the wake of a publicized shooting. For example, it calls on gun control advocates to speak out, "don't wait" for the facts, after a shooting like Martin's heightens awareness of the issue.

"The debate over gun violence in America is periodically punctuated by high-profile gun violence incidents including Columbine, Virginia Tech, Tucson, the Trayvon Martin killing, Aurora, and Oak Creek. When an incident such as these attracts sustained media attention, it creates a unique climate for our communications efforts," said the guide.


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