Bob Costas slams gun culture

On national television, the NBC sportscaster says handguns do not enhance safety


Alex Halperin
December 3, 2012 9:05AM (UTC)

Following Saturday's murder/suicide by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, Bob Costas delivered an anti-gun monologue during Sunday Night Football halftime. In it he quoted this column by sportswriter Jason Whitlock:

The speech provoked an instant outcry on Twitter:

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Alex Halperin

Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin.

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