NewsBusters - Exposing Liberal Media Bias http://newsbusters.org/ en NBC Lets Critics Shred Georgia's New Gun Law; the 'Guns Everywhere Bill' http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-hadro/2014/04/23/nbc-lets-critics-shred-georgias-new-gun-law-guns-everywhere-bill <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumbnailphoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/thumb_100x72/thumbnail_photos/2014/April/2014-04-23-NBC-NN-GAGuns.JPG" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-thumb_100x72 imagecache-default imagecache-thumb_100x72_default" width="100" height="72" /> </div> </div> </div> <p> Wednesday&#39;s <em>NBC Nightly News</em> slanted steeply toward critics of Georgia&#39;s new gun bill, allowing them four quotes as opposed to just one for supporters of the bill. The state&#39;s legislation <a href="http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/04/23/nathan-deal-stresses-positive-changes-in-gun-bill-hell-sign-today/">expands</a> the places where citizens can carry guns to include bars, schools, churches and government buildings, with certain limits.<br /> <br /> NBC&#39;s Gabe Gutierrez opened his report quoting the law&#39;s critics: &quot;It&#39;s official name is the &#39;Safe Carry Protection Act&#39; but critics call it the &#39;guns everywhere bill&#39;.&quot; At least NBC gave the real name of the bill; the <em>ABC World News</em> only called it what critics have named it, as anchor Diane Sawyer reported: &quot;The governor signed a bill nicknamed the &#39;guns everywhere bill,&#39; churches, bars, schools.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-hadro/2014/04/23/nbc-lets-critics-shred-georgias-new-gun-law-guns-everywhere-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guns ABC CBS CBS Evening News NBC NBC Nightly News World News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:42:54 +0000 Matt Hadro 71624 at http://newsbusters.org