Gohmert Defends Access To Assault Weapons | Talking Points Memo

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) defended the right to purchase assault weapons, saying it is a right enshrined in the Second Amendment, during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday.” Gohmert said the country needs an “open-minded conversation” about gun violence because people’s emotional reaction to tragedies like the shooting in Newtown, Conn., is to call for stricter gun laws.

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