Time For Gun Owners To Be Good Sports About Gun Restrictions | Synopsis

Time For Gun Owners To Be Good Sports About Gun Restrictions

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Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. Frank Deford says those who have the potential to reduce the gun violence are people who own guns and who are good sports. Frank Deford says those who have the potential to reduce the gun violence are people who own guns and who are good sports. I’ve never had any interest in hunting. Among other things, I’m a terrible shot, but I have friends who hunt, and it appears to me to be a perfectly reasonable sports hobby — certainly every bit as honorable as fantasy football. Moreover, shooting a deer or a duck with a bullet seems to me no more inhuman than catching a trout or a marlin with a hook.

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FieldTerminology: Second Amendment rights

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Sport: football

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Time For Gun Owners To Be Good Sports About Gun Restrictions

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Americans possess too many firearms and nothing will change unless gun owners support the changes the president swears to promote, says commentator Frank Deford.

~ by vandal3di3go on January 18, 2013.

 
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