Mayor Pete: America can’t have gun control because NRA has made guns a ‘false god’

Mayor Pete: America can’t have gun control because NRA has made guns a ‘false god’
Pete and Chasten Buttigieg. CBS This Morning video

[Ed. – He’s really got God on the brain these days.]

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg argued Sunday that the real reason the United States has not adopted stricter gun control is that the NRA has convinced Americans that guns are an idol rather than a tool.

Buttigieg made the comments during a segment of Sunday morning’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper, saying that the NRA had turned guns into a “false god.”

Tapper began the segment by quoting a tweet whose author he could not recall, saying, “There is a tweet out there, I forget who wrote it, something along the lines the moment this country decided that it was acceptable for 20 first and second graders to be massacred at Sandy Hook was the moment this country decided it would not do gun control no matter what.”

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