CNN Special Like a DNC Ad, Pushes Anti-Gun, Anti-NRA Agenda

September 23rd, 2021 11:09 AM

On Sunday's CNN special, The Price of Freedom, focusing on the issue of gun rights, the liberal news network gave the kind of slanted presentation one would expect in which most of the soundbites were of critics of the NRA  who were given a forum to complain that the pro-gun group has been too successful in pushing its agenda.


Corrupt CNN Hypes Anti-Gun Stunt Against NRA

June 25th, 2021 8:30 AM

On Thursday's New Day on CNN, the show plugged a stunt that was orchestrated by a gun control group that lured former NRA president David Keene into giving a speech for a fake graduation ceremony.

Study: ABC, CBS, NBC Slant 8 to 1 for Obama's Gun Control Crusade

February 5th, 2013 9:25 AM
At next week’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama is likely to continue his ongoing push for more gun control. It’s a push first  spurred on by Obama’s gun control allies in the liberal media. In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks quickly moved to exploit the tragedy to push for more gun control…

CBS Sets Up NYC Mayor Bloomberg to Rip NRA, Promote Stricter Gun Contr

January 17th, 2013 7:28 PM
On Thursday's CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell granted staunch gun rights supporter Michael Bloomberg a platform to blast the NRA as "stupid", and brush aside gun-owning Americans as a radical minority. O'Donnell set up the New York City mayor to accuse the gun rights group of being under the thumb of gun manufacturers. The CBS anchors also took a more subdued approach to…

CBS Bombards NRA's Keene Over 'Off-Bounds' Ad; Being 'Out of Touch' wi

January 17th, 2013 4:44 PM
Norah O'Donnell barely contained her contempt for NRA president David Keene during an interview on Thursday's CBS This Morning. O'Donnell confronted Keene over a new ad that ripped President Obama's support of gun control and referenced the armed Secret Service protection for Sasha and Malia Obama: "The NRA put out this ad in which you mentioned the President's kids....Why is it not off-bounds…

NBC Slams NRA for 'Escalated Rhetoric' and 'Raising Money' After Newto

January 17th, 2013 4:32 PM
In a report for Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell smeared the National Rifle Association as a group benefitting from tragedy: "Even as America was shaken by the horror of Newtown, the NRA escalated its rhetoric, claiming to add more than 100,000 new members, and taking a no-compromise stand....the NRA is raising money, e-mailing supporters to upgrade their membership…

Despite CNN's Gun Control Advocacy, Polls Show Drop In Support

January 17th, 2013 3:48 PM
Despite CNN waging a crusade for gun control over the past month, and host Piers Morgan drawing attention with his incessant activism and bullying of his opponents on the gun issue, CNN’s own poll shows that support for some gun control measures has dropped over the past month. reported on its poll Wednesday: "According to the survey, 56% support a ban on semi-automatic guns, but that…

NRA President Schools Candy Crowley: Obama and Feinstein Are Driving G

January 13th, 2013 10:22 AM
CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday floated the typical media nonsense about how the National Rifle Association is ginning up fear to sell more guns in the wake of the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Fortunately for State of the Union viewers, NRA President David Keene was on the set to correctly point out, "The two people who are selling so-called assault rifles are Senator Feinstein and…

CBS Actually Covers Gun Self-Defense Case Promoted By NRA; ABC, NBC Pu

January 11th, 2013 4:20 PM
On Friday's CBS This Morning, Bill Plante refreshingly spotlighted how firearms are used to protect the lives of ordinary Americans. Plante noted how the National Rifle Association "Tweeted a story...about Melinda Herman, a Georgia woman who shot an intruder in self-defense as she waited with her two children in a closet....She fired at the man multiple times with a .38 caliber handgun." The…

NBC's Lauer Grills NRA President: Has 'Monumental' Power of Gun Rights

January 11th, 2013 11:37 AM
In an interview with National Rifle Association president David Keene on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered: "Do you have the support in Congress to block any federal ban on assault weapons in the coming year?...How close do you think Congress can get on that?" He then speculated: "People talk about the power of the NRA. They look at it almost, you know, in monumental terms. Do you…

CNN Throws Liberal Smears and Talking Points at NRA

December 27th, 2012 4:40 PM
CNN's Carol Costello threw ugly smears and liberal talking points at the NRA's president David Keene on Thursday. Keene repeatedly had to deflect criticisms that the NRA is out of touch with most Americans during a lengthy 15-minute grilling. Costello resorted to sharing smears of the NRA from her Facebook page. "And many, many comments said, 'Why is the NRA crazy? Why are they, like, out of…

Profiles of Pro-Gun, Anti-Gun Advocates in NYTimes: Same Page, Very Di

December 21st, 2012 6:09 PM
Friday's New York Times teased on the front page two profiles of prominent figures in the gun control debate (conservative David Keene and liberal New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg). Can you guess which one got more respectful treatment? Reporter Eric Lichtblau's profile of National Rifle Association leader and "bombastic" conservative activist David Keene was hostile and unduly personal…

MRC-TV Exclusive: NRA President Hits Back at Media's Misinformation on

July 10th, 2012 4:10 PM
The liberal media continues to make a connection between "Operation Fast and Furious" under the Obama and "Operation Wide Receiver" under Bush, and major news outlets have made no effort to explain the difference. So our friends at our sister site MRCTV sat down with NRA president David Keene, who explained there was a fundamental, life-saving difference between these two operations. [video…

John Ziegler Talks to NB About Olbermann Bet and Palin's Future

October 27th, 2009 4:46 PM
Since he burst onto the scene in January with an exclusive interview with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, John Ziegler has been a NewsBusters favorite.As a result of last week's $100,000 challenge to debate MSNBC's Keith Olbermann about all things related to Palin, NewsBusters decided it was time to catch up with Ziegler to see if the "Countdown" host had responded.What followed was a…