Anti-Gun Democrat Congressman Invokes Nuclear Option Against Resistors of Firearm Confiscation

Anti-Gun Democrat Congressman Invokes Nuclear Option Against Resistors of Firearm Confiscation

Gun Rights

Well, it’s almost Thanksgiving, and nothing gets you into the holiday spirit like a U.S. Congressman who raises the specter of unleashing a nuclear attack against fellow Americans to demonstrate just how darned committed he is to mass firearm confiscation. For those looking for yet another reason to purchase modern semiautomatic firearms and extra magazines for yourselves and your loved ones on Black Friday, we give you the recent comments of Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA). Swalwell, you may recall, gained some headlines for himself earlier this year when he proposed banning various semiautomatic firearms, forcing current owners to surrender them to the government, and “go[ing] after” resisters. Last week, he made it clear in a Twitter exchange that he meant what he said. Responding to another Twitter user who commented that an attempt to repeal the Second Amendment and ban and seize guns would provoke a war, Swallwell stated : “And it would be a short war my friend. The government has nukes. Too many of them. But they’re legit.” He added, “I’m sure if we talked we could find common ground to protect our families and communities.” When confronted with the obvious import of his words – that he was suggesting nuclear weapons could be used on American soil against resisters of firearm confiscation – Swalwell backpedaled and tried to reframe his comments. “Don’t be so dramatic,” he tweeted . “No one is nuking anyone or threatening that. I’m telling you this is not the 18th Century. The […]

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