He has issued the following challenge to those who advocate a "pro-gun" position:
“Here’s what I would say to anybody who any time they hear the word guns automatically goes off, like, ‘Oh, they’re going to repeal the Second Amendment,’” Costas said. “Let’s make a bet, you and me. Let’s say over the next five years we’ll do a Google search. We’ll have an independent party monitor it. You keep track of how many good and constructive things are associated with athletes having a gun, and I’ll keep track of all the tragedies and criminality and folly. And let’s see who comes out ahead or behind as the case may be.”Costas can name incidents where sports personalities have demonstrated a less than responsible attitude toward firearms.
And, as a prior post I did pointed out, positive uses of guns are newsworthy, but rare.
Face it: the truth is against you.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/bob-costas-gun-control-105339.htm