September 13, 2019

OWNERSHIP IS THE RED FLAG:

Texas Lawmaker Issues Death Threat to Beto O'Rourke After Debate Pledge to Take Away Assault-Style Weapons (ELLIOT HANNON, SEPT 13, 2019, Slate)

It seemed inevitable that O'Rourke's call to ban ownership of military-style weapons would rile up the guns=distilled liberty true believers online, but it was, perhaps predictably, an elected Republican official--from the state of Texas no less--that led the way over the cliff. Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain tweeted a not-so-thinly veiled threat at the presidential contender, tweeting "My AR is ready for you Robert Francis," calling O'Rourke, whose nickname is Beto, by his first and middle names.

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