Marjorie Taylor Greene is holding another gun giveaway — despite there having been at least 156 mass shootings in the US since the start of the year

Marjorie Taylor Greene is holding another gun giveaway — despite there having been at least 156 mass shootings in the US since the start of the year

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on February 5, 2021. Susan Walsh/AP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia is holding a gun giveaway, saying she will gift an AR pistol to the winner of a lucky draw. This is not the first firearm raffle Greene has held. She organized several draws in 2020, before the election. The giveaway will go on even as the number of mass shootings in the US this year mounts. See more stories on Insider’s business page . Georgia lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene is holding a gun giveaway, saying she will gift an AR-15 worth around $2,900 to the winner of a lucky draw. Insider saw an email sent by Rep. Greene’s campaign last Saturday, which proclaimed that the giveaway would go on for two more weeks. "Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi would love nothing more than to ban, confiscate, and destroy our gun rights through a flurry of ‘executive orders.’ This is the most vicious assault on our gun rights our country has seen in decades," read the email. "The radical left isn’t just coming after me. They’re coming after you. They’re fighting for their America Last agenda every single day to plunge America into a socialist hellhole." In the email, Greene says she is the "biggest defender of gun rights in Congress," and that she is "giving away the gun Joe Biden wants to ban" as part of her fight for Second Amendment rights. "It’s […]

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