Des Moines columnist calls for repeal of Second Amendment, death of gun owners
On Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012,
the Des Moines Register published a hate-speech filled rant from a retired
columnist which called for, among other things, the abolition of the Second
Amendment, declaring the NRA a terrorist organization, tying Republican
leaders to the back of a Chevy pickup truck and dragging them around a parking lot, and calling for the death of law abiding gun
owners who refuse to give up their guns.
The Des Moines Register's publishing of this piece is unconscionable. As of Jan. 1, 2013,
the Des Moines Register has failed to issue an apology or retraction for
publishing the threat-filled rant, and no civic or city leader has stepped forward to condemn the DMR's actions and ask for a retraction.
MN-RKBA calls for a
boycott of the Des Moines
Register and all of its advertisers until such time as an apology or retraction
is issued, and MN-RKBA calls for a moratorium on visits to Des Moines and/or spending any money within the city of Des Moines until an apology or retraction is issued.
This type of hate-speech and threats against law abiding gun owners who are doing nothing more than exercising their Constitutional rights is unconscionable and unacceptable.
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