Fox & Friends host blames “gun-free zones” for deaths in El Paso mass shooting

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Citation From the August 5 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): No doubt there will be calls for more laws. The cover on the New York Post today says "ban weapons of war."

AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): You know what also hits home? This is Walmart. We all go to Walmart, we all shop for school supplies for our kids.

DOOCY: One hundred percent.

PETE HEGSETH (GUEST CO-HOST): That's why it's so impactful.


HEGSETH: But there's so many sides of all of these stories. Some people want to ban guns, other people point out the fact that the mall and the Walmart where the shooting happened in Texas were gun-free zones where guns were banned. So people wonder, "Hey, this is Texas. We would expect someone to be immediately shooting back." Well not in a place where you're told you can't have a personal firearm. So it's not as simple as saying ban weapons of war. Some people would say hey, I as an individual should have the right to defend myself, myself included. So I don't know where we go from here, because people are pretty invested in views of the world.