Rep. Lauren Boebert Sticks To Her Guns On Zoom Call And Social Media

Rep. Lauren Boebert Sticks To Her Guns On Zoom Call And Social Media

Owner Lauren Boebert poses for a portrait at Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado on April 24, 2018. – … [+] Earlier this week Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) was called out by her Democratic colleagues. Comments surfaced after a number of firearms placed on display in her home office and served as a background during a Zoom call with the National Resources Committee. The choice of placing the firearms so prominently was certainly planned on Boebert’s part as the meeting was to discuss the issue of firearms and other weapons on Capitol grounds. Rep. Boebert has gained national attention for her support of the Second Amendment, and has been vocal about her desire to carry her firearms in Washington, D.C. and even on Capitol Hill. She gained fame after confronting then Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke during his campaign stop in Aurora, Colorado. Boebert told O’Rourke, "I was one of the gun owning Americans who heard you speak regarding your ‘Hell yes I’m going to take your AR-15s and AK-47s.’ Well, I’m here to say hell no you’re not." In the months that followed O’Rourke’s White House run faded, while Boebert then threw her hat in the ring, positioning herself as a conservative alternative to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). "Why does anyone think that they can cherry pick the Second Amendment and say this is the one enumerated right that we can take away from people," Boebert questioned during last Thursday’s committee meeting. However, it was the display of the […]

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