Meet The Press Anchor Breaks Law To Embarrass NRA With High-Capacity Clip


Just how important was it for David Gregory, NBC Meet the Press anchor to break a gun law to embarrass NRA on Sunday’s show? It was not enough for Gregory to continue to badger NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre, into submitting to points that a New Assault Weapon Ban would work when the expired ban had not. According to the Washington Post, Wednesday, December 26th, an official investigation has been launched by the D.C. attorney general’s office.

The NBC anchor had to go the extra mile to challenge Wayne LaPierre, with a high capacity magazine, knowing full well that it was against the law in Washington D.C. to be in possession of such a clip. So, was it right for Gregory, a longtime Washington journalist, to break the law, when he knew that the Washington D.C. police had denied the display of the gun clip on the air when it was requested? Should Gregory be fined, suspended or fired for going too far in breaking the law in his attempt to neuter the Second Amendment rights of American law abiding citizens?

There is a serious problem that is emerging in the nation when journalists like NBC’s Gregory can decide that they are above the laws which mere mortals in the heartland of the nation must obey.

Was it not enough to bring up points of disagreement with the NRA as he attempted to do, and were summarily dismissed with great professional skill as LaPierre, displayed? When the arguments that the Meet the Press anchor was trying to skewer the NRA were easily deflected, Gregory appeared to become more combative. His continued being more insistent, and even attacking and vilifying the NRA official for not agreeing with the gun control put forth by Washington democrats, and headline writers from around the nation.

Instead, LaPierre, calmly and firmly stated his and the concerns of millions of parents around the nation that wanted to see their children arrive and leave safely from their schools. The Meet the Press anchor kept insisting that the NRA leader was wrong, wrong, wrong!

David Gregory attempts to embarrass NRA leader by holding up  high-capacity magazine clip on Meet the Press.

David Gregory attempts to embarrass NRA leader by holding up high-capacity magazine clip on Meet the Press.

Gregory, appeared visibly shaken by the steadiness of the NRA leader and seemed to decide at that moment that he needed to play the ace, which the police had already said he could not. Gregory picked the high-capacity magazine and held it up.

By shoving the gun clip in the air with vigorous motion, he appeared to be playing to his audience, because NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre, had seen this type of clip before, and he was undeterred. Now the NBC show anchor was openly and brazenly in violation of a gun law, of laws, that he had hypocritically been referring to as needing more enforcement.

This type of gotcha journalism has a streak of yellow a mile wide, and while the gun control fanatics in the television audience may have been shaking their fists at the television screens in indignation, the D.C. police were probably wondering, what the heck is wrong with this man, who presumes their gun laws he protests against have no meaning.

Well, it should be made clear to Gregory and every other journalist who decides that they cannot run for cover under some argument of free speech, which he may try to raise, in order to escape punishment.

There are definitely a few critical questions, which journalists from other networks, newspapers and the Washington D.C. attorney general’s office should be inquiring about now. For instance, how did Gregory even get his hands on a supposedly illegal gun clip in the first place? Why did he knowingly break the law, when he was notified that he did not have permission to do so, period?

Hopefully, those and other related questions about Gregory’s ill-considered on-air performance will be answered when he appears before a judge in a Washington D.C. court to explain, why he and his network is somehow above the law.

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Kevin Fobbs is the former community concerns columnist for 12 years with The Detroit News, covering community, family relations, domestic abuse, education, government relations, education, and dispute resolution. He was government and civic affairs director for Soul Source, a Christian news magazine, and host of The Kevin Fobbs Show. His faith-based Hearken The Watchmen column provides insight and answers on family, faith, and how to arrive at faith-based solutions to life challenges. You may contact Kevin with your comments and questions.
  • socialisimmustgo

    documentation contained in various documentaries on you tube reveal a conspiracy to remove americans right to bare arms since 1961 documentation which outlines the stages in which it will be accomplished these documents were obtained through foia military and police are trained for decades in this, everyone underestmates the presence of evil where it has been all along and documented throughout history........every last bit of it is designed for complete domination through agenda21 and other plans crafted through the centuries we will all either die or live as slaves before it is over..........hell is coming and they use the peoples money to deliver it to them.

  • socialisimmustgo

    be sure to elect sherrifs in your county who oppose gun control , all most all present serving elected sherrifs surveyed have indicated their opposition to it ! controlling guns through executive order is a usurpance of the rule of law and the constitution and oath to defend it ! gregory willingly committed and defiantly committed a criminal act against the rule of law , he is now a criminal perpetrater ! call the sherrif , form a posse and prosecute him!......usurpers of our government make laws in a district which is international and seperate ! district, they make invalid laws which usurp the rule of law and the constitution!
    the sherrif is the chief law enforcement officer of every county who is above federal aGENTS IN HIS JURISDICTION! HE IS ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE! MAKE SURE HE DOES NOT SUPPORT GUN CONTROL WHICH MURDERS CHILDREN IN VICTIM ZONES!

  • socialisimmustgo

    Arrest , prosecute ,convict,incarcerate...........the idiot......he broke the rule of law of the county!..........something libs don't understand at all.........rule of law......established by the constitution usurped through the executive branch and traitorously and treasonously violated through executive order for a century and recently declaring war against law abiding citizens as terrorists which they are not!........there is a criminal banking corporation waging war against the citizens through the executive branch........they are the gun control idiots that murdered the children with their victim zones ........a tragedy which could have been averted by one law abiding citizen with a carry permit!..........liberals are criminally complicit with the executive branch which has been usurped!

  • Dan

    Democrats in Government are doing everything they can to endanger the public and promote violent crime by laying off Police, making a mockery of Judge's sentences by early release of criminals from prisons and disarming honest citizens to render us helpless and unable to defend ourselves or respond to a neighbor's call for help. Mutual Protection is the primary reason for civilization. Disarming the population makes mutual protection impossible.
    Statistics prove each weapons law increases the instance of murder and rape.
    Power mad Legislators who author and vote for anti-gun laws know people will be raped and murdered as a direct result. Democrats are some of the worst mass murders in history.

    • socialisimmustgo

      AMEN..........RESTORE THE REPUBLIC AND THE RULE OF LAW!