In response to school shooting in Texas, Hugh Hewitt proposes a ban on trench coats

In response to school shooting in Texas, Hugh Hewitt proposes a ban on trench coats

Hewitt says universal background checks and magazine bans “wouldn’t have any impact”

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From the May 21 edition of Salem Radio Network's The Hugh Hewitt Show:

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HUGH HEWITT (HOST): They are not saying this killer, who we should not name, used shotgun and pistol, not any kind of high-caliber repeating weapon, not a semi-automatic weapon. Just didn't do it. It's a -- in many ways, this spanner thrown into their rhetoric of people who believe in universal background checks, wouldn't have had any impact on this. On magazines, wouldn't have had any impact on this. At close range, we discovered shotguns are as lethal.

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HEWITT: To the teachers and administrators out there, the trench coat is kind of a giveaway. You might just say, "No more trench coats." The creepy people, make a list, check it twice. 

Previously:

The NRA’s new talking point about background checks is bullshit

Right-wing media figures are blaming everything but guns for the Parkland shooting

Fox News guest suggests Common Core curriculum could be responsible for school shootings

Following Texas high school shooting, Sean Hannity calls for the government to monitor every student's social media account

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