New York Times Goes Hysterical After 9-Year-Old Uzi Accident

The New York Times on Friday may have reached its peak anti-gun fervor.

It was reported earlier this week that a gun instructor in Las Vegas died after being accidentally shot by a 9-year-old girl who lost control of an uzi gun she was using to shoot targets.

“How in the world did a lethal battlefield weapon wind up in the hands of a pony-tailed youngster?” the Times wrote in an editorial. “Where was common sense? What were the parents thinking?”

The Times went after the National Rifle Association, which sent out a tweet shortly after the uzi accident on “7 ways children can have fun at the shooting range.” The Times called it “particularly repugnant.”

The editorial concluded: “Sadly, the public probably has low expectations in the way of greater gun safety laws after the latest outrage, however irresponsible and preventable it obviously was.”

In 2013, the Times published a series of editorials calling for gun control after Sandy Hook elementary was shot up by troubled youth Adam Lanza.

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