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But What Are We Going to Do About Emoji Gun Violence?

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By Greg Seals on January 16, 2013


President Obama and Vice President Biden did some heavy lifting on Wednesday, outlining their plan to reduce gun violence in this country. Not to sound like an Onion article, or an outrageous petition circulating on behalf of One Million Moms, but there is an aspect of this conversation about gun culture in our society that has been ignored since the Newtown tragedy.

If talking heads are taking aim at the violence the appears onscreen courtesy of video games, TV or movies, then they should stop ignoring the one screen everyone is looking at in this country: their iPhones.

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This tweet sums it all up pretty nicely.

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