Skip to comments.Sen. Lankford Corrects Chuck Todd: Handguns Far More Popular for Crime Than AR-15s
Posted on 02/18/2018 12:13:26 PM PST by rktman
During a February 18 appearance on NBCs Meet the Press, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) told Chuck Todd that handguns are used for crime far more often than AR-15s.
Lankfords statement followed Todds focus on how an 18-year-old can buy an AR-15 in Florida, but must be 21 in order to buy a handgun.
During the live broadcast, Lankford responded, An AR-15 is a rifle, a handgun is obviously a handgun [and] there are three, four, five times as many crimes committed with a handgun than there are with a rifle.
He added, When you look at the statistics, many, many, many, more shootings occur with a pistol, than they do with a rifle.
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who let a austistic kid buy a gun?
the adults in his life were clueless .
Lankford gets one point for that.
Lost hundreds supporting amnesty.
We need new Senators if we want to keep our country.
F Chuck. And the horse he rode in on.
Back in 1934, the US government attempted, AND FAILED, to get handguns taxed along with machine guns. It was said back then that RIFLES were better for home defense than handguns.
Now the rifles are super BAD, BAD BAD!
While it is true that far more criminal violence is by pistols, it takes a rifle to resist troops. So the Democrat Socialists focus on the only thing they truly fear, a threat to their absolute power.
And gee, think of all the handguns bought and made illegally in the United Kingdom following the Dunblane pistol ban. I wonder what Chuck would say to that, eh?
Chuck Todd can’t handle the truth.
F Chuck thinks he’s so smart. He’s one of biggest dumb a$$es in media.
>>who let a austistic kid buy a gun? the adults in his life were clueless .
He is an adult and autism has a “spectrum”. If a boy acts wild and rambunctious, he gets identified as ADD/ADHD and is drugged. If he acts shy and quiet, he goes “on the spectrum” and is drugged. This is the War on Boys in a nutshell.
That no longer means what it used to mean.
Communist Liars all!
Yes, but those handguns mostly kill poor black people. So Chuck doesnt really care about that.
The Virginia Tech shooter killed what..over 30+ people and no AR 15 was used..this is a typical leftist tactic..first they want the AR 15 banned..when the next shooting happens, this time with a handgun they will say..ban all handguns..then it will be..ban all pistols..til ALL guns are banned..that is their agenda
To quote two Democrats...
"By calling attention to 'a well regulated militia,' the 'security' of the nation, and the right of each citizen 'to keep and bear arms,' our founding fathers recognized the essentially civilian nature of our economy. Although it is extremely unlikely that the fears of governmental tyranny which gave rise to the Second Amendment will ever be a major danger to our nation, the Amendment still remains an important declaration of our basic civilian-military relationships, in which every citizen must be ready to participate in the defense of his country. For that reason I believe the Second Amendment will always be important."
President John F. Kennedy
"Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of citizens to keep and bear arms. This is not to say that firearms should not be very carefully used and that definite safety rules of precaution should not be taught and enforced. But the right of citizens to bear arms is just one more guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible."
Vice President and Senator Hubert H. Humphrey
Let us not forget that the purpose of that single shot pistol was to kill a National Socialist trooper to steal his rifle.
Chuck Todd this morning said that students were so mad and were more mature than in the past and were being very vocl about more gun control and laws...
He seemed to be encouraging students to take to the streets in protesting the present administration...
More rabble rousing from the liberal media...
The main reason these mass shooters use AR-15s is that they know the media will go berserk, which is exactly what they want. They are in it for the media attention.
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