- isn't that precious? It's time to take aim at the "reformed"
near-murderer who appears to be blaming gun availability for
her ills, instead of her lack of judgment and overactive hormones!
with the absurd notion that minors shouldn't have access to
firearms. Minors handling firearms "causes pain?"
I guess this would come as a surprise to thousands of young
people who enjoy shooting sports with their families around
the country. This would certainly come as a shock to my own
13 year old daughter, whose self-esteem and confidence were
given a visible boost after she began her involvement in target
be a surprise to the Centers of Disease Control, which calculates
non-firearm related homicide rate for youngsters outranks
gun homicide rates 5-1.
And this would
come as a major revelation to the Department of Justice, the
National Institute of Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency prevention, whose 1995 report reveals that
boys who legally own firearms have much lower delinquency
rates than those who don't legally have guns.
is, ladies and gentlemen, is a lame, transparent attempt to
place responsibility for her own despicable actions on something
or someone else.
was committing a disgusting act of selfish indulgence when
she got sexually involved with another woman's husband. But
I'm not here to critique her lack of morals in that regard.
Obviously, the overgrown, self-serving oaf, who found nothing
wrong with banging a teenager behind his wife's unknowing
back, must take 50 percent of the blame for the situation.
But when the
"Long Island Lolita" picked up that gun and headed
over to the unsuspecting wife's house that day, no one but
Amy Fisher can be blamed for what happened next.
And yet, Amy Fisher has chosen
to dedicate herself to gun control - to keeping guns away
shoot have proven themselves confident, responsible and ethical
time and time again. Visit any youth shooting competition
and you'll find self-assured, intelligent, principled and
focused "minors," as she calls them. They're enthusiastic,
clear-minded and attentive. They have a healthy sense of competition
So what is it about these
clearly responsible and sharp youngsters that unnerves Amy
I'll tell you what. Because
despite everything she's done…
the appalling lack of judgment and selfish conceit she displayed
ten years ago, Amy Fisher still wants to portray herself as
Amy: My Story" - the first column she penned for the
New Island Ear after becoming a regular contributor. The entire
"exclusive" - one long whine, moan and complaint
after another about the shoddy treatment Amy Fisher received
from employers after she got out of jail. Imagine - an employer
not wanting to have a woman, who a decade before walked up
to the door of her married lover's home and shot his wife
in the head, working on staff! The unmitigated gall!
paid my dues, grown up, and have spent every day since trying
to be 'the perfect human being.' " she whines. But, alas!
Poor Amy wasn't given the chance she apparently so richly
deserved to prove herself! Seems that society just can't forget
that Amy Fisher almost killed a woman for daring to be married
to someone she was having sex with!
But the "poor
me" grumblings don't stop there, ladies and gentlemen.
Amy has decided that she should dedicate herself to ensuring
that minors don't get their hands on firearms, because of
the "pain that is caused when minors get a hold of guns."
As if the availability of
firearms was responsible for Amy's despicable actions that
As if getting her hands on
that gun magically transformed Amy Fisher into a would-be
As if the moment she got her
hands on that gun, her moral compass simply ceased functioning!
As if Amy
Fisher was the victim of that horrible gun availability that
fateful day in 1992 when she pulled the trigger and shot Mary
Jo Buttafuoco in the head!
I'll let you
in on a little secret: Amy Fisher's priorities were screwed
up long before she picked up that gun. But in the sacred tradition
of "Pass the Blame," Amy Fisher chooses to blame
the gun for "the pain."
Make no mistake,
ladies and gentlemen, this is more of the same "blame
the evil gun" mentality that we're seeing oozing forth
from gun control groups. This is more of the abhorrent lack
of personal responsibility, refusal to face the consequences
of one's own actions and placing the blame on everything and
everyone but oneself that has marked our complacent, overindulgent
society in the past few decades. And this is nothing more
than an attempt of this whiny brat to portray herself as the
victim. She served a mere seven years in prison for almost
killing an innocent woman, and now she's whining about how
unfair life is?
Much like Amy Fisher trotted
out allegations of sexual abuse to portray herself as the
...much like she whined and
grumbled about how society wouldn't give a convicted would-be
killer another chance…
Fisher now contritely and sanctimoniously makes a pledge to
work toward ending "the pain" by keeping firearms
out of the hands of children, with the clear implication being
that she was once again the victim of gun availability.
It's all about Amy: her pain,
her struggle, her plight.
If she was
truly dedicated to stopping "the pain," she would
promote responsible gun use among youth or advocate gun safety
education for young people. But no - Amy Fisher has chosen
the path of avoidance. She has chosen abdication of personal
and parental responsibility in lieu of education, safety and
accountability. She has chosen to simply work toward keeping
youngsters away from the most effective tools of self-defense
on the market and an activity that has been proven to develop
skills, agility and discipline in the children who get involved
in shooting sports.
Maybe if Amy
Fisher spent a bit more time accepting the consequences of
her actions and a little less time playing victim, she would
realize that taking away firearms from minors will only serve
to make them into the whiny, self-absorbed, irresponsible
victims of their own weak character that Amy Fisher was the
day she tried to kill Mary Jo Buttafuoco.