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In a segment on CNN’s “Inside Politics” that aired Wednesday afternoon, Federalist senior writer Mary Katharine Ham slammed the 24/7 media coverage of the Parkland survivors pushing for increased gun control while ignoring students who have other opinions.
“We also have had 24/7 coverage of these students who have asked for those things,” Ham said, of students many news outlets have featured prominently for their pro-gun control stance. “And not nearly as much coverage of those students who have other thoughts on this. That is part of what is pushing this.”
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Ham said the national conversation, driven by media coverage of the tragedy, has deluded people into thinking there will be a huge change on gun laws.
“A lot of people are being sold a bill of goods, that there’s going to be some giant national change,” Ham said. “There may be changes. I think the bump stock legislative fix as opposed to regulatory is something the NRA is not super fond...
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