We recently saw a tweet go by that said that six people now have died from the shooting at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker spoke Tuesday and decided to fall back on the idea that the founders carried muskets, and so the Second Amendment doesn’t give anyone the right to carry an “assault weapon.” We can still carry muskets, right?
"Our founders carried muskets, not assault weapons. And I don't think a single one of them would have said that you have a constitutional right to an assault weapon with a high capacity magazine."
— Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) in Highland Park following the deadly mass shooting pic.twitter.com/NfhGHMB6nl
— The Recount (@therecount) July 5, 2022
Illinois should write some more gun laws. https://t.co/bkc5oGyeWQ
— jimtreacher.substack.com (@jtLOL) July 5, 2022
Just because your state is full of savages who murder each other doesn’t mean we’re going to give up our weapons you fat tub https://t.co/mUufIX3Oab
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) July 5, 2022
We need stronger utensil control 🤷♀️
— Ultra MAGA Gang AND Deplorable Mrs McGee🇺🇸 🍊 (@MrsMcgee15) July 5, 2022
Founders did not envision people assaulting the food buffet either.
— FastBack69 (@back69_fast) July 5, 2022
Key words "I don't think"
— Curt Beers (@fivebeers2002) July 5, 2022
I am shocked that no one is mentioning that in the time of our founders, muskets WERE the assault rifles.
— DJZ (@zingrayman2) July 5, 2022
Our founders carried the same weapons the military carried. Let’s get back to that.
— Kevin White ☀️ (@KevinWhitePHX) July 5, 2022
He knows exactly zilch about the founding fathers.
— Peter Lechner (@ViciousRexSOL1) July 5, 2022
And this guy is protected by people with guns. 🤦🏻♀️
— Just Mim (@DrivingMim) July 5, 2022
@GovPritzker did you release your ARMED security detail?
— DR. Anniecalif-Esq. (@anniecalif) July 5, 2022
The mass shooting was less than all the other victims in Chicago this weekend…https://t.co/Tvb1oea0I7
— 𝕃𝕦𝕝𝕦 ♥️ 🇺🇸 (@LuluJoh41322708) July 5, 2022
And probably all of those wounded and killed outside the parade were shot with handguns, not “assault rifles.”
Gov. Hochul plays the 'you can't yell fire in a crowded theater' and 'muskets' cards in response to SCOTUS ruling on guns https://t.co/TNe2BsTPvz
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 23, 2022
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