Media Bias

CBS’s Magnum PI shows criminals using Machine Guns four different times in one Episode

16 Dec , 2020   Video

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to shoot people. CBS again shows criminals using machine guns. Magnum PI (S3 E2 Dec 11 2020) has criminals using machine guns in attacking a plane that is taking off and again several other times in the segment.…

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You wouldn’t know it from watching TV, but mass public shootings rarely use rifles, let alone AR-15s

15 Dec , 2020   Video

With all the discussion about having another assault weapon ban, from 1998 Through June 2019, only 13% of mass public shootings are done solely with any type of rifle. Twenty-eight percent involve only a rifle or a rifle in combination with a handgun and/or a shotgun. CBS’s FBI Most Wanted (S2 E1 Nov 17 2020) has criminals using an AR-15 in a series mass public shootings.…

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CBS’s SWAT shows an “Assault Weapon” AR-15 with grenade launcher used by a criminal

10 Dec , 2020   Video

Do you remember when the 1994 Federal Assault weapon banned semi-automatic rifles with two of six different features? One of those six was a grenade launcher attached to the gun. Presumably, few guns were banned because they had that feature. While there are occasional rare cases of people caught possessing grenade launchers, we don’t know of any crimes committed with a grenade launcher.…

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Yet another CBS show has criminals using machine guns

2 Dec , 2020   Video

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to shoot people. CBS again shows criminals using machine guns. The FBI (E3 S1 Nov 17 2020) has criminals using machine guns in a mass public shooting by neo-Nazis (and the show describes socialist types as right wingers).…

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