Advocate compares gun owners to sex offenders
Geraldo Rivera reacts to outrageous comparison
- Duration 6:19
- Date Jan 4, 2013
Geraldo Rivera reacts to outrageous comparison
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The back segment tonight hard to believe -- the former public advocate of New York City Mark Green.
Comparing Americans who legally own guns to sex offenders.
If we have -- Megan's law because I think almost every one might might agree that if you're convicted got a child molester a neighbor might wanna know that because.
There in your home safe but maybe they could hurt someone -- is -- spillover effect same thing with guns.
You know how to react Fox News correspondent well -- that's a silly comparison and Mark Green should know better I think Chile is too soft word I think it's.
Owner so well oratorio on billboard -- -- better grotesque it has nothing about why that is good to do they go to C that's right now if if the reference is to the Westchester county new York and that is -- it's true publishing the names and addresses of people with concealed weapons permits.
Yeah really have a big problem with the newspaper doing that -- -- put aside what mark green is preposterous comparison.
You know I am the parent of the seven year old might like to know what family's own guns before I let my kid go over to play or or a sleepover.
I think that it's legit I think the newspaper under the law of New York is an absolute right to publish you want to do you -- -- know.
And before -- -- -- seven year old go to another house that their parents drink alcohol you wanna yes -- smoked pot definite OK if they curse.
Come -- faster surprised if that is a privacy situation.
And if somebody endangers a child obviously they're going to be criminal charges against that person so I disagree with you on the -- -- -- the law because the law gives -- the absolute right to do -- and -- and I think it will in New York State -- law but this newspaper is intrusive and it's wrong what you and I visited a gentleman's disagreement on the just suvs and we are -- and we used to.
I remember when -- the Manson killings happened.
In the US side of Los Angeles suddenly every house had -- little sign out front protected by the -- -- security -- what's that he was everywhere it.
And in the East Coast we have age old had signs that -- be way Arab dog and -- had a picture very German shepherd on the front -- don't you dare -- if I would advocate putting little red dot dot were black dot confirmed it has dumped him into the house is owned firms that -- no but you can't do that because it's legal to own a -- you can't be punishing.
We're trying to embarrass people for a illegal activity it's a new cameras and it is is subjective most people who have gun permits their own guns aren't -- but nobody you're invading their privacy if you're printing their name and address and a newspaper and and -- simple into and -- -- all kinds of unintended consequences about doing or how about publishing people caught getting XX four in public you know anger and -- and any crime okay can be published and anybody.
Involved in a criminal activity can be written what you're all there is that this thing get nicer you know you're right thank you -- you're actually being -- and not enough thought that I don't -- really felt because I just say.
That hello John hammer some -- you led the way and letting and getting that that young man out of prison I wish he had come.
But I think that it is very telling and talking to fall it was very painful watching that interview I have to suggest that.
This man must be.
Damaged Jon Hamm -- capsule is his stay behind bars so.
I ask -- what I did I felt badly for you that you didn't get the chance because you are singularly responsible I think for his freedom.
And I think you put enormous pressure on Mexico as you should have -- the State Department has you should have.
And even on -- newspapers like the New York -- -- not covering the story and that was very appropriate he owes you a debt of gratitude.
However it is very clear that this young man has been severely damaged by his expert that's right.
And any and by the way he doesn't owe me anything in NF -- if he feels upset about talking to media I don't want to talk to the media I want to get better.
But you know better than -- anybody else what this is all about.
This is all about.
When they put an American down there okay and these -- a -- so whoever the hell these drugs scum are all running wild in that prison threatening to decapitate you.
You got to take that seriously all right.
You are in a prison you have no protection.
These guys are running around to whatever the hell they want to do all right killing people rate being people there's no central authority in -- prison.
You know what that does to a person and Mexico you review should be.
It's no more excuse for Mexico no more excuse for this kind of stuff.
Clean it -- I have IE I don't disagree with you but I have to amend it to this extent in fairness.
Mexico has been the victim.
Operations like fast and furious -- we have dumb tough -- -- -- -- my web culture and the front's top we have bottom high capacity weapons into Mexico that have been used.
Four -- I think -- have this prison so not a situation we have and I leave America with this silly I shot and they they have looked -- -- to appoint a two run single bolt action shocked and I -- went to a squirrel in Belmont lake state park back in 1960 -- -- but he brings the -- gun and then here the Mexican authorities it starts very locally with just the border guy.
He goes to his -- does these Americans they've been that's gotta have money welcoming -- and here it is just so you know I could he have the Mets don't initially.
Get their nose out of joint on an issue pride they should have backed out long before nobody did -- -- never should have had a player and it's very it's more than that but you just turn around some of these prisons.
Are not controlled by the government I would guess I'm old by the gangster I've been not been in Mexican prisons from top to bottom side to side we should you win not because you're kinda -- when I -- -- out all right and how well you know what.
I don't about this is -- -- well country.
All right and it needs to clean up and stop making excuses.
Clean it up this is -- up ride than corruption.
I believe but I think it was a tragedy and I think you rightfully ended it.
And again I go back to the headline and I feel for you and for that dad especially.
This young man has -- -- -- doing everything we've been severely -- that right by everything we can to help this family and tell John hammer.
I don't know thanks good to see you Derek.