Pro-gun activists hijack Bloomberg’s ...

Pro-gun activists hijack Bloomberg’s new anti-gun Facebook page

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Tom Tillison

Matawan, NJ

#1 Apr 20, 2014
Pro-gun activists hijack Bloomberg’s new anti-gun Facebook page

Tom Tillison
BizPac Review
April 20, 2014

File this under the early bird gets the worm.

Former New York City MayorMichael Bloomberg announced this week that he plans to spend $50 million of his vast wealth to create a “gun safety” group that he hopes will “outmuscle” the NRA, according to The New York Times.

But the new group,“Everytown for Gun Safety,” was a little too slow on the draw when it came to getting control of the group name on Facebook, with pro-gun activists acquiring the name first, BuzzFeed reported.

A Facebook page has been set up under the same name as Bloomberg’s new endeavor, and states:“This is a Pro-Gun page, We encourage Gun Safety and Responsibility.” The page currently has over 28,000 “likes.”

In a statement to BuzzFeed, the page administrator wrote:

“I took the Bloomberg name because I wanted this page to remain open to debate, unlike his group at Moms Demand Action that block anyone with alternative views. Gun owners are getting a bad rep nation wide from their anti gun propaganda. As to who I am, I am your average citizen that believes the second amendment ‘shall not be infringed.’”

The person chose not to provide their name, but did openly acknowledge their action on the page, as seen here:

Wow, that did a lot of good. Wouldn't it be better to just kill that Jew Snake with a bow and arrow, to make a point.

United States

#2 Apr 21, 2014
Well that's a start

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