Here’s this talking point again. It was just this weekend that former education secretary Arne Duncan shared his “simple dream for America” — that it be made harder to buy a gun than to vote. Now California Sen. Alex Padilla is telling the Senate Judiciary Committee — during a hearing on gun violence — that America’s priorities are entirely backward “when we make it easier to buy a gun than we do to vote.” We notice neither CBS News nor Twitter flagged this one as misinformation.

His first statement might be true … if the election is months away. Then you probably could obtain a rifle before voting, if you pass the background check and present a valid ID.

Snopes and PolitiFact accept your argument and rate Padilla’s claim “True.”

You’re asking him as a Democrat? No way.

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Update:

Here’s Townhall’s Katie Pavlich:

And here’s Dana Loesch:

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