Rhetoric Shifts From 'Gun Control' to 'Gun Rights'

Nate Silver: Change in semantics seems to be helping the gun lobby

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 15, 2012 8:47 AM CST

(Newser) – Nate Silver applies his number-crunching ways to the debate over guns and finds that opponents of stricter laws might be winning with the help of semantics. His analysis of newspaper articles finds that the phrase "gun control" is being used much less than it...   Read full story »


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