Guns

Texas Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke: Ban AR-15 Rifles!

Robert O’Rourke displays his ignorance of guns. And despite Texas being a very gun-friendly state, he apparently hates the NRA. You know, the organization that’s never killed anyone, the organization that fights for our 2nd amendment, the organization with five million members.

News flash: Texans love their guns. By one estimate, there are about 22 million privately owned firearms here in the Lone Star State. So you’d think that any candidate running for office here would at least pay lip service to that fact, professing — no matter how disingenuously — to respect the Second Amendment and …

“There is no reason an AR-15, a weapon of war designed for the sole purpose of taking lives as effectively and as efficiently and [in] as great a number as possible should be sold to civilians to be used in our schools, in our churches, in our concerts, in public life in this country,” O’Rourke said. “I have no idea how that polls, and I could give a shit what the NRA thinks about it because it’s the right thing to do.”

Source: Texas Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke: Ban AR-15 Rifles! – The Truth About Guns

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Categories: Guns, Midterms, Politics

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