stacey abrams drops mic on gun-reform debate
October 31, 2018
Stacey Abrams went on “The View” to discuss the ban of the AR-15 assault rifle with Meghan McCain, whose line of questioning was *purses lips* interesting. In the wake of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, McCain asked Abrams about her view on the banning of “America’s most popular gun.” Abrams stayed cool and calm while collecting McCain oh-so-gracefully by advocating for responsible gun-reform.
“I’m not anti-gun. My great-grandmother taught me how to shoot when I was growing up in Mississippi,” Abrams replied. “I don’t hunt because I mostly eat chicken and that seems mean.” Georgia’s future Governor is funny AND conscious. A package.
More than that, she is speaking from a place of having grown up around a responsible gun-owner like her father, whom Abrams says they gifted guns and even a gun case. Abrams’ nuance flies in the face of the army of NRA-paid Republican politicians who love to conflate gun-reform with abolishing the Second Amendment, which Abrams herself called “the law of the land.”
McCain wasn’t ready for all that nuance as “The View” host met Abrams’ answer with a scowl, followed by a question on whether Abrams would be “rounding them up from civilians in Georgia.” Common sense came to the rescue once again with Abrams pointing out that an AR-15 ban existed before and can exist again.
Abrams even has heavyweights like billionaire media-mogul Oprah Winfrey flying into the “Peach State” to campaign in these crucial final days before November 6th. President Barack Obama will also be joining the Abrams campaign trail later on this week, rounding up the powerful figures looking to get Abrams into that Governor’s office.
Get em, girl!
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