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From the commencement of his talk with Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), MSNBC horde Ari Melber bloody the positions of the National Rifle Association-backed congressman in the arise of last week’s sharpened in Parkland, Florida.
“There’s no inherent right to have those guns like an AR-15,” Melber said, referencing the arms used by Parkland think Nikolas Cruz and a infancy of enemy in new mass shootings. “So because is it so critical to you to make certain people can get them?”
“Well, look, there is a Second Amendment and it is reasonable to strengthen the Second Amendment,” Burgess, who has an “A” rating from the NRA for his pro-gun positions, pronounced before the horde cut him off.
“This is not about the Second Amendment, sir,” Melber pronounced as the Texas Republican spoke over him, claiming he would be “distressed” if his First Amendment rights were threatened.
“The NRA stands for gun safety, obliged gun ownership, every communication we have had with the NRA that has been what has been stressed,” the congressman insisted.
Melber went on to bring a 2017 circuit justice opinion that settled that there “is no Second Amendment insurance for weapons of war,” which arguably includes assault-style rifles like the AR-15.
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Noor Al-Sibai is a author and editor for Raw Story, whose work has seemed in Bustle, Everyday Feminism, and Rewire.