Piers Morgan Gun Control Rant: How Many More Kids Have to Die?!

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The gun control debate is on, and it is more heated than ever.

In the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting, CNN's Piers Morgan absolutely went OFF on guns and gun rights advocates on his program Friday.

Wherever you stand on the issue, this is a must-watch:

The conversation got heated when Morgan asked “why on Earth” anyone would advocate for more guns, given the unspeakable carnage at Sandy Hook.

“If we could suddenly make all guns disappear, I'd have a different position,” replied Steve Dulan of the Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners.

Dulan explained that because firearms last “several human lifetimes with minimal maintenance,” then the only way to stop shooters is with other guns.

“This is exactly the argument I've been hearing ever since I joined CNN," replied Morgan, noting that he joined CNN a week before Gabby Giffords was shot.

He's not buying it, to say the least. "The argument I keep hearing is, 'Well, if everybody else was armed, it wouldn't happen.' It's a load of total hogwash!"

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), who represents parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan, was also on the show and backed up Morgan’s claims with some statistics.

“The proof of the pudding is that in every other industrialized country in the world, other than the United States, they have reasonable gun control laws," he said.

“They have 100 people a year, not 9,000 or 10,000 a year, killed by guns."

Morgan argued that Americans should look to Scotland, where handguns were banned after a 1996 massacre in Dunblane in which 16 schoolchildren were killed.

Piers said countless firearms were taken off the street instantly, while gun-rights advocate John Lott responded that Scotland's murder rate subsequently went up.

That sent Morgan through the roof.

“There are nearly 12,000 murders a year from guns in this country," he said. "When are you guys going to focus on that and stop telling me the answer is more guns. It is not the answer!"

"How many more kids have to die before you guys say, 'We want less guns, not more.”

Lott fired back, saying “The gun-control laws that you're pushing have killed people.”

The host dismissed Lott's claim as “a load of nonsense,” and then he REALLY let loose.

"I'm so frustrated, so furious, that these kids have been blown away again with legally acquired weapons."

Of Adam Lanza, he said, "Some boy who's got problems takes his mother's three weapons, including a ridiculous assault rifle! And goes in a school and kills these kids,

"And you guys, the gun lobby still want to tell me the answer is more guns! It is madness!"

Is it? You tell us: Time for serious gun control legislation?

 

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Majority of criminal predators hunt for easy prey, criminals know that unarmed citizens are easy prey. Piers Morgan and the Liberal anti-gun lobby wants law-abiding citizens to be sitting ducks for the criminal element in society. Piers Morgan and the Hollywood Liberal elite live in heavy guarded and gated communities. "I am alright Jack" is their motto.
Protecting citizens from crime is more important than protecting the civil liberties of criminals. How can Liberals claim to have empathy with victims of crime when they defend the rights of criminals. Piers Morgan must control his ridiculous exaggerated emotions. It is all about Piers Morgan. CNN is desperate to improve the poor ratings of his show. He shamed his own country as editor of the Daily Mirror.
Don't take this asshole seriously, Britain doesn't either.

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Piers Morgan makes his money the old fashioned way, he steals it. He is a poor man's version of Larry King, he needs a ratings boost.

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No law is going to stop some whacked out mom with her clean record from buying guns and placing them in her child's hands.Everyone knows that's exactly how it happened.

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Time has come to take back ownership of all guns sold. Innocent Teenagers, young children died. People should not forget that

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They gave this guy a green card to come insult americans.

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I totally agree with TeeCee, it has proven everynwhere that strong gun control laws work very good. For those who doubt look at some statestics wherever they were introduced. The defenders of all these guns care more about their guns then they care about the tragidies they cause. Such thinking is selfish and would change soon when someone close to them gets hurt or killed by those weapons. Guns are nothing more then murderweapons and the defence of keeping them is lead by an industry that earns billions out of selling them every year. They don't care at all wether you live or die. They only want your cash. 10.000 dead every year, in America, that seems to be less important then your house full of guns. Very hard to understand.

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Anyone wanting more guns is stupid. Looking at this from Europe, I can tell you that this is really amazing that anyone can do what just happened in this school.
Anyone from the gun lobby should go to that school and explain to the parents why exctly their children died....
This is not about a statement in the constitution it's about money and how some people can benefit from the stupidity of the masses.
Poor america, poor people, un educated with no healthcare , with trillions of public debt.
People in the US are so influenced, do you people have any intelligent mind ?
I would not be proud to be American.

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You folks need to see the Piers Morgan interview with Howard Stern on CNN.Piers Morgan was very interested in one particular part of Howard Stern's body.I cant believe they took Larry King off to put this guy on.

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yes they should ban guns like hitler did i think we all know how that worked from your cold dead hands

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You're the idiot Piers! Calling your guests names is totally uncalled for. You should not have a talk show if you can't control your temper! Don't give you a gun! I'm sorry,but this is America and we will not have anymore rights taken away! If Ms. Soto had had a concealed weapon, SHE MOST LIKELY WOULD BE ALIVE RIGHT NOW!!!

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