Stephen King Risks Wrath Of NRA By Releasing Pro-Gun Control EssayQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Stephen King has entranced millions with tales of dread but his latest volume will read like a horror only to the National Rifle Association and other gun-rights advocates. The best-selling author made an unexpected charge into the national debate on gun violence on Friday with a passionate, angry essay pleading for reform. He said blanket opposition to gun control was less about defending the second amendment of the US constitution than 'a stubborn desire to hold onto what they have, and to hell with the collateral damage'. He added: 'If that's the case, let me suggest that 'f*ck you, Jack, I'm okay' is not a tenable position, morally speaking.'|
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