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Stephen King Risks Wrath Of NRA By Releasing Pro-Gun Control Essay

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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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There are a LOT of celebrities advancing gun contr... by Ned Lud on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 6:47:23 AM
Keep it up, Lud: you give conspiracy theories a BA... by muservin on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 12:56:56 AM
Now I know why I do not buy any Stephen King books... by Bill Johnson on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 9:19:38 AM
dictatorship will follow disarmament, with tanks i... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 10:18:02 AM
We all hear ad nauseam about the several tyrants t... by muservin on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 1:07:10 AM
Check out the pedophile doings of those lovely Eng... by Ned Lud on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 7:58:45 AM
American. ;)  You can regurgitate propaganda,... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 12:31:12 PM
King wrote that, since gun control was adopted in ... by Kim Cassidy on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 3:23:03 AM
This is pretty much exactly how I feel about the s... by Don Caldarazzo on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 7:22:08 AM
@skdotcom_news FU putting junky A.Winehouse next ... by Erkki Ahonpää on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 10:47:33 AM
all debate the merits of Amy Winehouse and Michael... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 11:13:34 AM
How's that for logic;)... by Michael Collins on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 6:36:14 PM
On a fine silky government lap dog, every hair des... by Ned Lud on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 8:29:28 AM
It's a trap!... by Don Caldarazzo on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 7:24:45 AM
"... semi-automatics have only two purposes: to ki... by Paul Rye on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 5:43:29 PM
"I have nothing against gun owners, sport shooters... by Paul Rye on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 5:56:22 PM
But the quotes are enough for me to say, thank you... by Michael Collins on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 6:34:09 PM
My thoughts exactly, Michael.  Man has a way ... by muservin on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 12:59:34 AM
If one takes the time to really look into what gov... by Icthelite on Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 6:34:51 PM
can be found at this link.  Oh, it pokes a bi... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 1:02:24 PM
No one doubts he has the chops to put things in th... by muservin on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 12:54:39 AM
You just think you do because you want to believe ... by Paul Rye on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 1:21:04 AM
That gun control might be an attempt (bandaid quic... by Kim Cassidy on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 3:41:31 AM
I can't think of a description of NRA leadership a... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 8:41:56 AM
If the NRA is a gun pimp then what does that make ... by Bill Johnson on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 9:34:20 AM
and I love my shooting sports, but that does nothi... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 3:06:00 PM
My comment was not directed at you. It was directe... by Bill Johnson on Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 4:20:21 PM
I am a liberal, after all.... by John Sanchez Jr. on Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 8:44:09 PM
When   I was starting to write  I e... by Mark Sashine on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 10:04:56 AM
The point is that the eponymous character's mother... by J. Edward Tremlett on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 2:14:32 PM
  I know about  a mother and other thing... by Mark Sashine on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 2:33:10 PM
If you can sell 350,000,000 books, you're obviousl... by J. Edward Tremlett on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 3:38:10 PM
 I am calling  hm a real writer and King... by Mark Sashine on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 4:53:33 PM
You did say that "the Death of Ivan Illyich was "t... by J. Edward Tremlett on Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 5:32:08 PM