Colorado GOP Rep. Boebert accused by California Democrat of harboring a ‘gun fetish’

Colorado GOP Rep. Boebert accused by California Democrat of harboring a ‘gun fetish’

Rep. Mace calls for razor-wire fencing to come down at US Capitol 00:00 00:0004:23GO LIVE Facebook Twitter Email Embed SpeedNormal Autoplay California Democratic Rep. Jared Huffman accused Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert, a Republican, of having a "gun fetish" Thursday, prompting her to remind Democrats on the House Natural Resources committee that they had taken an oath to uphold the Constitution . "If somebody wants to have a shrine to their gun fetish as a Zoom backdrop in their private life they can do that," Huffman said during the meeting. "But this is our ‘hearing room,’ and at some point we will get past the COVID epidemic, and we’ll all start showing up in person, and our safety and our ability to conduct business civilly without feeling threatened is a relevant consideration, unfortunately." His "shrine" reference knocked the four-gun display seen behind Boebert in the course of a discussion on firearms in the Capitol complex during the virtually held meeting. In a tweet later in the day, he again accused Boebert of "fetisihizing weapons." California Rep. Jared Huffman described Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert’s Zoom backdrop as "a shrine to [her] gun fetish" Thursday. REP. BOEBERT BLASTS ‘BASELESS’ SUGGESTION BY DEM LAWMAKER THAT SHE LED RECONNAISSANCE TOUR OF CAPITOL The display appeared on a bookcase in Boebert’s private home in Rifle, Colo., according to a spokesman for her office. "We all took an oath to uphold and secure the Constitution, every single one of us," Boebert, an outspoken Second Amendment supporter, […]

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