Gun group leader: Don’t ban bump stocks even though they are great for shooting people like fish in a barrel

Gun group leader: Don’t ban bump stocks even though they are great for shooting people like fish in a barrel

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From the January 31 edition of Genesis Communications Network’s The Alex Jones Show:

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LARRY PRATT (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMERITUS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA): The bump stock is simply one more excuse that the anti-Second Amendment crowd is trying to use to get rid of as many guns as possible. I remember I didn’t even really -- this was many years ago -- know much what a semi-automatic was, but when the left started pounding away how bad these assault rifles were I went out and bought a few, just because they didn’t want me to have one. And obviously all during the Obama administration that was I think one of the factors that was operating with a very robust gun sales is that -- in fact I was in gun stores where they had pictures of President Obama and a caption underneath saying “Gun Salesman of the Year.”

Well, what they’re going to do now is try to expand from this bump stock, which is a -- it’s an interesting device and it can be fun, but it’s not particularly practical unless maybe you’re shooting people like those that might be in a barrel of fish. But otherwise it’s not particularly accurate. It’s an amusing accessory that you can put on a gun if you’ve got a spare $150. I immediately had the same reaction when they started talking about bump stock and Las Vegas, I went online to see if I could buy one. Well they were all sold out. My desire to get one has subsequently subsided considerably.

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