GOP Congressman Compares Gun Safety Laws To Banning Matches

From ThinkProgress Mon Jan 14 2013, 15:20:55

A Republican congressman brushed off the nationwide push for stronger gun laws yesterday by drawing a corollary to matchsticks and lighters. In an appearance on a local news show in northeastern Pennsylvania on Sunday, Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) explained his opposition to any new gun safety measures: BARLETTA: I support the 2nd Amendment rights. Sam, [...]

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