Anti-gun Propaganda Infiltrates History Channel’s Navy SEAL Drama “Six”

Anti-gun Propaganda Infiltrates History Channel’s Navy SEAL Drama “Six”

With shows like “Tales of the Gun” and “Mail Call” with R. Lee Ermey, the History Channel has often served as a place where gun owners can enjoy entertainment free from the anti-gun political messaging that pervades much of American media. Unfortunately, a recent episode the channel’s fiction series “Six,” a drama about the lives of members of U.S. Navy SEALs Team Six, embraced the usual Hollywood bias against guns. As reported by the Media Research Center , the June 6 episode of the program, titled “Dua,” and July 18 episode “Scorpions in a Bottle” featured a storyline where fictional Navy SEAL Ricky Ortiz and wife Jackie debate the efficacy of firearms ownership. In “Dua,” the couple have the following exchange, (transcript from MRC) Jackie: I want a gun. Ricky: Guns are my other life. That was the deal. I never bring my other life home. Jackie: I need a gun to protect the kids when you’re not around. Ricky: You know how hard we train just to use a gun safely, right? You’d be dangerous to yourself and to the kids more than anybody else. We’re safe, bonita. I promise. Jackie: Really? Tell that to Rip. Jackie subsequently obtains a handgun, which her husband finds in “Scorpions in a Bottle,” leading to the following dialogue, Ricky: I found it in the glove compartment of your car. Jackie: I took the magazine out. Ricky: Where’d you get it? You know there could still be a round in the chamber, […]

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