NBC Nightly News Spins ‘Thought-Provoking’ Piece on Teachers With Guns Story as Big Risk

Curtis Houck | September 22, 2014
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More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.

On Monday night’s NBC Nightly News, the program took a look at how Utah is now allowing teachers to obtain concealed carry permits to have firearms in their schools after training and continually passing background checks. As the media has done countless times, they found a way to turn it into coming across as a bad thing.

NBC News senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden interviewed special education teacher Casey Hanson and seemed intrigued by her decision to purchase a pistol “to defend my students” after being shaken by the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary in December 2012.

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