Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke called for an authoritarian-style gun confiscation at a recent town hall in San Angelo.
“And I just took the position that may not be politically popular or maybe too honest that only should no one be able to purchase an AR-15 or an AK-47, because they’re designed to kill humans and that high-impact, high-velocity round will just tear up everything inside you. You’ll bleed out before we can get you back to life,” Beto said on May 21 at a town hall with veterans.
“But I don’t think that the people who have them right now in civilian use should be able to keep them,” he said.
Here’s a Rumble backup:
Beto O’Rourke made it clear (again) that he would attempt to forcibly confiscate guns from law-abiding citizens:
Let's be absolutely clear about what Beto O'Rourke and Democrats want:
— Matt Wolking (@MattWolking) May 25, 2022
In a 2019 debate, O’Rourke said, “Hell yes, we are going to take your AR-15.”