Rep. Massie says ‘good guys’ with guns stopping ‘bad guys’ is ‘inconvenient truth’ for Dems

 

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Republican Rep. Thomas Massie fired again at Democrat Rep. David Cicilline after he recommended throughout a congressional listening to that there wasn’t “a single incident” the place somebody with an assault weapon “was stopped by an individual with a gun.”

“The undeniable fact that guns are utilized by good guys each single day to stop and cease unhealthy guys is an inconvenient fact for Rep Cicilline and different Democrats who need to trample on the Second Amendment,” Massie informed Fox News Digital on Tuesday following his change with Cicilline final week.

“I don’t assume there is a single incident – and perhaps there’s one, however I’ve not discovered one – of an assailant utilizing an assault weapon that was stopped by an individual with a gun, so this is a – perhaps there’s one of many 1000’s and 1000’s and 1000’s of shootings, however the fact of the matter is faculty useful resource officers are an vital response to highschool security,” Cicilline, who represents Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District, stated on Thursday throughout a House Judiciary Committee listening to on the Democrat-backed gun management invoice Protecting Our Kids Act.

Following Cicilline’s assertion, Massie pushed again and submitted a listing to the congressional report of incidents the place “good guys” with guns stopped “unhealthy guys” from finishing up mass shootings.

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Rep Thomas Massie (R-KY) attracts a Ruger LCP handgun from his pocket throughout a rally in help of the Second Amendment on January 31, 2020 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
(Bryan Woolston/Getty Images)

“The Democrats – I don’t know in the event that they’re simply in willful ignorance of what occurs on this nation or they’re being misleading at this time, however I wish to introduce into the report a listing of circumstances the place hid handgun allow holders have possible stopped mass public shootings. This is from crimeresearch.org, and it’s printed May twenty seventh, 2022,” Massie defined.

Massie’s checklist of circumstances included an incident that occurred within the final couple of weeks in Charleston, West Virginia the place a man with an AR-15 opened fireplace on a commencement social gathering however was stopped after being shot by a girl who was legally carrying a gun.

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., joined at right by Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, and Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., rally before a House vote on the "Equality Act of 2019"

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., joined at proper by Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, and Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., rally earlier than a House vote on the “Equality Act of 2019”
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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“Portland, Oregon, February 19, 2022,” Massie stated, outlining one other incident, “Homeowner allegedly confronted contributors at a racial justice demonstration Saturday evening earlier than pulling out a handgun and taking pictures a number of individuals within the crowd, leaving one lady lifeless and a number of other others injured. The taking pictures ended when an individual, with the group of demonstrators, who is licensed to conceal-carry a firearm, fired again, hanging the house owner within the hip.”

Massie additionally introduced up a 2021 incident the place a property proprietor was credited with saving a number of lives “after he pulled out a legally possessed 9mm handgun” and killed a person who had opened fireplace on a Syracuse, New York crowd.

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“The very gun that Joe Biden needs to ban,” Massie stated, referencing the president’s remark final month suggesting that he helps banning 9mm handguns.

Cicilline’s workplace didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from Fox News Digital.

Marnie Beale of Arlington, Va., holds a sign at the Senate steps of the U.S. Capitol calling for background checks on gun purchases

Marnie Beale of Arlington, Va., holds an indication on the Senate steps of the U.S. Capitol calling for background checks on gun purchases
(Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc through Getty Images)

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