Alison Parker’s father takes up arms … against taking up arms

Alison Parker’s father takes up arms … against taking up arms

[Ed. – This won’t end well.]

Following his daughter’s death in a live broadcast shooting in Moneta Va. on Wednesday morning, Andy Parker, who vowed to campaign for stricter gun control laws, has said he will probably have to get a gun to defend himself.

In an interview with CNN on Thursday, the father of the slain 24-year-old WDBJ reporter said he would be “the John Walsh of gun control” and vowed not to rest “until I see something happen.”

But on Friday, Mr. Parker told reporters that he is “probably going to have to get a gun” to protect himself after raising the issue of gun control in the media.

“When you’re in the media, as you know, and when you are taking on an issue like this, there are a lot of people who take exception to what you are saying, so I will probably have to do that,” Mr. Parker said, the Guardian reported.

Mr. Parker said he does not currently own a gun but added “I don’t want to take any chances.”

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