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NBC uses NFL murder-suicide tragedy to make plea for gun ban [VIDEO]

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Jeff Poor
Daily Caller [1]
December 3, 2012

During halftime of NBC’s coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles versus the Dallas Cowboys, NBC Sports analyst Bob Costas made a plea for gun control during his weekly commentary on “Sunday Night Football.”

Responding to the weekend murder-suicide by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, Costas relied on a column [2] by writer Jason Whitlock, formerly of the Kansas City Star, to make a gun-control argument.

“Well, you knew it was coming. In the aftermath of the nearly unfathomable events in Kansas City, that most mindless of sports clichés was heard yet again: ‘Something like this really puts it all in perspective.’ Well, if so, that sort of perspective has a very short shelf life since we will inevitably hear about the perspective we have supposedly again regained the next time ugly reality intrudes upon our game,” Costas said.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2012/12/02/nbc-uses-nfl-murder-suicide-tragedy-to-make-plea-for-gun-ban-video/

[2] a column: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/12/02/in-kansas-city-it-no-time-for-game/

[3] Yesterday At Occupy: A Suicide, A Murder And Reports Of Tuberculosis: http://www.prisonplanet.com/yesterday-at-occupy-a-suicide-a-murder-and-reports-of-tuberculosis.html

[4] Suicide or Murder at Guantanamo?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/suicide-or-murder-at-guantanamo.html

[5] Schaefer deaths ruled a murder/suicide: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schaefer-deaths-ruled-a-murdersuicide.html

[6] Murder Or Suicide? Bernie Madoff’s son, Mark, found dead: http://www.prisonplanet.com/murder-or-suicide-bernie-madoffs-son-mark-found-dead.html

[7] Murder-Suicide or Assassination: Did Veteran J.T. Ready Pay the Price For Going Constitutional?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/murder-suicide-or-assassination-did-veteran-j-t-ready-pay-the-price-for-going-constitutional.html

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