The Media Blames the Gun, not the Trigger Man

A customer checks a door on the closed Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood, Ind., Monday, July 18, 2022. The mall was closed Monday after police say three people were fatally shot and two were injured, including a 12-year-old girl, after a man with a rifle opened fire in a food court and an armed civilian shot and killed him. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Nothing gets better until we and the media and the media narrative becomes, “What do we do about these violent teenagers,” instead of, “What do we do about these guns?

ATLANTA – Another mall shooting recently occurred in Indianapolis and the media predictably is blaming the firearms and not those pulling the triggers. Today, Neal is going to set the record straight about the shooting, who’s really to blame for it, and why the media always has to spin the gun as the villain in a shooting.