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Beto O’Rourke: Ban AR-15 Sales in America

During a weekend interview presidential hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke said AR-15 sales should be banned in America. This is a continuation of the anti-Second Amendment campaign O’Rourke conducted in his failed 2018 Senate bid. For example, in February 2018 interview with CBS News O’Rourke supported banning bump stocks and made clear his belief that AR-15s ought not be sold in America. He said, “I think banning bump stocks makes a lot of sense. … I don’t know that we should raise the age for buying an AR-15 I just…

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Texas School District Arming Guards with AR-15s to Keep Students Safe

The Texas City, Texas, school district is arming guards with AR-15s in a bid to be the safest school system in the United States. Fox News reports that the decision to buy AR-15s came after the district hired former Secret Service agent Mike Matranga to oversee “security and school safety.” Matranga’s plan includes having at least one deputy per school campus in the district. Each of those deputies will have an AR-15. Matranga said, “These are the weapons we purchased for our deputies. I’m a firm believer that we fight firepower…

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Democrat Stacey Abrams: AR-15s Are ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction,’ Must Be Banned

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D) says AR-15s are “weapons of mass destruction” that must be banned. Abrams said she is not “anti-gun,” then listed numerous gun controls, including an all-out ban on commonly owned semiautomatic firearms. She was a guest on The View, and host Meghan McCain noted, “You have been endorsed by Everytown, which is an anti-gun organization–Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group as well. You say you’re proud of your F rating from the NRA. Michael Bloomberg and others like him support taking the AR-15–which is the most popular rifle…

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