Fans turn on country stars pushing gun bans, but conservative John Rich issues respectful challenge to his peers

Proud conservative country music singer John Rich posed a challenge this week to those of his peers in the industry who believe gun bans are the only solution to gun violence: He asked them to think outside of the box and come up with a real solution that’d satisfy everybody. In a video for Fox News , he explained that the problem with simply banning certain guns is that it’d leave families — including his own — less prepared to protect themselves from actual criminals. Watch the video in full below: “[Imagine] I’m in New York City, and back in Nashville is my wife and my two little kids, and if somebody breaks into my house, which rifle would you suggest I tell my wife to grab?” he said. “Which one should she grab? The one that gives her the best chance at protecting her and my kids or the one that doesn’t? Those are the types of questions I would like to ask them.” A number of left-wing gun control proponents have suggested that so-called “assault rifles” like the AR-15 be banned because they’re allegedly the preferred weapon of mass shooters (that’s false). Included among those who’ve bought into the left’s dubious gun control arguments are country music singers Dierks Bentley and Tyler Hubbard. Both have reportedly joined a gun control campaign being sponsored by TOMS’ apparel company. “TOMS is giving $5 million to organizations across the country committed to ending gun violence. You can take action now […]

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