11 May , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: ABC’s in The Fix every time the gun used in self-defense something goes wrong

Each time Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), who plays the show’s lead, tries to use a gun in self-defense something goes wrong. Previously, in the first episode, she almost shot her boyfriend Riv (Marc Blucas) because she thought that he is an intruder. Now when she is being stalked by some unknown person, she starts carrying her gun, only to have it stolen after she leaves her car.…


23 Apr , 2019

Television Shows misrepresenting facts about guns: Criminals are often using machine guns and outgunning police

On TV shows, machine guns always seem to be the weapons of choice for bad guys when they get in shootouts with police. Some hyperbole is to be expected on television, but the level of exaggeration has become pretty over-the-top. In real life, criminals use machine guns so rarely that a 2016 survey of prison inmates only broke down the numbers for uses of handguns, rifles, and shotguns. …


21 Apr , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: CBS’s Ransom main character left the FBI because he hates guns

During negotiations with a formidable sociopath who is targeting diabetics with tainted insulin, CBS’s Ransom Eric Beaumont, the shows main character played by Luke Roberts, explains to the killer why he stopped working for the FBI. Beaumont, the good guy, says that he left because he hated guns. The bad guy then says that he likes guns.…


7 Apr , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: CBS’s Bull has man purposefully shoot his wife and then claim it was an accident

CBS’s Bull continues its consistent bias against gun ownership (previous shows during Season 3 are here and here). In Season 3, episode 18, the episode fits gun control advocates claims about the dangers of guns in the home, particularly their assertions about domestic violence. The show starts with a man shooting his wife in the back and then successfully persuades a jury that he thought she was an intruder and he only shot her by accident.…


4 Apr , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: The constant false claims that gun registration being used to solve crime

Television entertainment shows keep pushing a myth by gun control advocates that a gun registry is an effective way to solve crime. Their reasoning is straightforward: If a gun has been left at a crime scene, the registry will link the crime gun back to the criminal. This episode from Chicago PD makes that exact claim (Season 6, Episode 17, March 27, 2019).…


31 Mar , 2019

Television Show Bias against the death penalty: CBS’s Ransom claims an innocent person was executed

Are innocent people convicted of murder? Yes, though it is extremely rare. Have innocent people been executed? Not in modern times. But CBS’s Ransom continues the false claim innocent people are being executed in recent years in the US. Eric Beaumont (played by Luke Roberts), who had been an FBI agent a few years earlier, says that a couple of years after a man was executed for a brutal murder forensic evidence was discovered that showed he was innocent.…


25 Mar , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: In ABC’s The Fix the prosecutor almost shoots her boyfriend because she thinks that he is an intruder

Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), who plays the show’s lead, almost shoots her boyfriend Riv (Marc Blucas) because she accidentally thinks that he is an intruder. The only use of a gun the show is one that endangers someone’s life.

For other examples of media bias against guns in other TV shows see here.…


24 Mar , 2019

Television Show Bias against guns: On NBC’s Chicago Med Doctor’s gun gets stolen and it is used to shoot a young man

In Episode 12 of Season 4, Natalie (Torrey DeVitto) asks Will (Nick Gehlfuss) to move back in with her. But she has a condition: he must get rid of his gun. His handgun has been a major, long-standing problem between them, and this time Will finally relents. But he changes his mind upon entering the police station, and turns around to put the gun in his car.…

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15 Mar , 2019

Media Politicize New Zealand Terror Attack, Blame Trump

It is only too easy to find media who are blaming Trump for the mass public shooting in New Zealand on March 14, 2019. Below are transcripts of some CNN clips. Just one question to think about: If Trump is so responsible for these attacks, why is it that these attacks were becoming relatively more frequent in the rest of the world long before Trump became president?…


23 Nov , 2018

ABC’s The Rookie making the false claim you can get a felony record for simple possession of a small amount of Marijuana

Do you think that you can spend more than a year in jail for just simple marijuana possession of a small amount of the drug? Well, ABC’s new show The Rookie wants you to believe that is the case (Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Season 1, Episode 5). But it couldn’t be further from the truth.…