Beto O’Rourke visits gun show in Arkansas one day after releasing gun control plan

Beto O’Rourke visits gun show in Arkansas one day after releasing gun control plan

2020 Democratic hopeful Beto O’Rourke visit gun show in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Saturday, one day after releasing a gun control plan that inlcuded mandatory buybacks for assault weapons O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday after taking a 12-day hiatus after 22 people were killed in a mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso on August 3 “In Arkansas, I listened to gun owners and sellers—and appreciated hearing their perspectives,” the Texas Democrat posted on social media “But as the plan we released yesterday says, if I’m president, you wouldn’t be able to buy weapons of war for $395 You wouldn’t be able to buy them at all.” O’Rourke’s gun show visit was first reported by ABC News, which reported it was an unannounced visit According to ABC News, O’Rourke paid $10 to get into the event and spoke to a gun seller there The gun seller said he would support a requirement that gun-show sellers like him get a federal firearms license In a statement about the visit, O’Rourke’s campaign said “in a democracy and in this country, I hope, you’re never allowed to write anybody off becuase they’re a Republican, because they’re a gun seller, because they’re at a gun show In fact, if you want to solve and address these challenges, listen to the people who understand it perhaps in some ways better than anybody ” The National Rifle Association responded to O’Rourke’s tweet, quoting “if I’m president” and then writing “Beto: Have you taken a look at the polls?” with the crying-while-laughing emoji O’Rourke responded “Yeah. I’ve seen them. 70% of Americans support an assault weapons ban, including most Republicans ” O’Rourke on Friday released a sweeping plan to combat gun violence, which included bringing back the assault weapons ban, working with Congress to enact background checks, a gun-licensing and registry system and mandatory buybacks for assault weapons The plan also included a platform to combat white nationalism. In his return to the campaign trail on Thursday, O’Rourke vowed to concentrate his campaign on communities where he said President Trump has been “terrorizing, and terrifying and demeaning our fellow Americans ” After visiting the gun show, O’Rourke spoke at a rally for gun control on the Captiol steps in Little Rock He was the keynote speaker Saturday night at the Annual Clinton Dinner in Little Rock, CBS Little Rock affiliate KTHV reports

2 thoughts on “Beto O’Rourke visits gun show in Arkansas one day after releasing gun control plan

  1. you can go fuck yourself, what's your name again?beto,or skippy, i dunno know, some name that sounds like a second grader. do non of you assholes notice the "congress shall make NO…"section of the amendment? all the "laws" on the books already are unconstitutional, as are any new proposed ones. to inform you, just so you know, rifles,are not in and of themselves a weapons of war, although they are used during wars, but so are hands, the ones at the end of your arms, just past the wrists, during hand to hand combat. a #2 pencil is very effective at killing a person, when used my military or civilians. baseball bats are very capable of inducing many of those are owned and carried by little league children, even owned ,stored, and issued by schools to children? have you ever considered that words, speech , and ideas are weapons of war also? your not mature and have not obtained enough wisdom and experience to be qualified to run for president, much less handle the duties and obligations of the office if by a hells frozen chance you con enough voters(rigged collective college not truly a representation of the people that deal with the consequences of its absurdity) to pull strings to place you there. please ,SON,have a seat at the children table, shut your mouth until spoken to,and let the grown ups handle adult concerns. good day

  2. Democrats completely politicize the FBI, DOJ with Comey n Lynch.. then say.. "Give us your guns too" .. Step off Democrats.

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