Fox guest says gay people at Pulse vigil "probably don't know what the Second Amendment is"

Former Advocate editor Chadwick Moore: "Most gay people aren't political;" they "care about pop music and going to the beach"

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From the June 13 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Well, yesterday was the one year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre, in which Islamic radical Omar Mateen murdered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. To commerate the shoot a vigil was held in New York City outside the Stonewall Inn, site of a 60s gay rights demonstration. But instead of just remembering the victim, the vigil became an anti-gun rally. Journalist Chadwick Moore was there at the vigil and he joins us now to tell us what happened next. So Chadwick, this was supposed to be a vigil for the people who die, almost 50 who died in that massacre, but it became something else? 

CHADWICK MOORE: That's right. I think most people showed up, the Stonewall is sort of gay, it's a gay holy site, right. It's the equivalent of Mecca for Muslims. It's where everyone goes when there's a large event that has affected the community, whether that's tragic or celebratory. It's where people would have instinctively shown up to commemorate the one-year anniversary. What happened was is this far left anti-gun group essentially got the permit, I'm assuming, to hold a rally that day, outside, yesterday outside of Stonewall. They were the sponsors of this event. So people who were coming to mourn, who were coming to be together to reflect, who wanted to give politics a break instead were being subjected to this sort of anti-gun propaganda, all of these signs, all of this anti-trumpism.

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Most gay people aren't political. Most gay people, you know, they care about pop music and going to the beach. They probably don't know what the Second Amendment is. And so they show up to be together, to celebrate the community, to mourn together and instead they are fed this anti-gun nonsense.

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Previously:

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