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NBC Sports Sticks With
Sponsorship of Gun Show

Bloomberg News, by Alex Sherman & Andy Fixmer

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/13/2013 5:35:10 AM

NBC Sports, home to gun-control advocate Bob Costas, is sticking with its commitment to be a sponsor of the largest U.S. gun trade show next week, a month after a school shooting in Connecticut killed 20 children. NBC Sports Network will remain the 2013 SHOT Show New Product Center Sponsor, said Greg Hughes, a spokesman for the channel. Costas, one of NBC’s marquee broadcasters, criticized gun laws weeks before the Connecticut shooting, after the murder-suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player. The National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc.’s SHOT Show last year billed itself as “more than about selling and buying;

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zoidberg, 1/13/2013 9:47:43 AM     (No. 9113887)

Maybe Bob Costas will act on principle and resign from NBC.

Thanks, I´ll be here all week. Tip your waitresses.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: columba, 1/13/2013 11:52:10 AM     (No. 9114150)

A firearm, when owned by a private party, is that party´s private property and thus no different from other items of private property. Our nation and our culture allows free sale of private property. Sometimes enthusiasts of a particular kind of property have shows where such property can be purchased. Commercial broadcasters often sponsors such events.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: beca, 1/15/2013 6:21:15 AM     (No. 9117089)

what say you little man costas

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