Some Democrats and liberals are using the two recent mass shootings in Buffalo, NY and Uvalde, Texas to call for an actual repeal of the Second Amendment.
Among them was filmmaker Michael Moore who said that he wants to see others call for the Second Amendment to end.
“Who will say on this network or any other network in the next few days, ‘It’s time to repeal the Second Amendment’?” he said to MSNBC host Chris Hayes.
“Oh, you can’t say that,” he imagined some people responding to him.
“Well why not?” he said.
“Look, I support all gun control legislation. Not sensible gun control. We don’t need the sensible stuff. We need the hardcore stuff that’s going to protect ourselves and our children,” the filmmaker said.
“We won’t acknowledge that we are a violent people to begin with. This country was birthed in violence with the genocide of the native people at the barrel of a gun. This country was built on the back of slaves with a gun to their back…We do not want to acknowledge our two original sins here that have a gun behind our ability to become who we became,” he argued.
“I truly believe if Jefferson, Madison and Washington if they all knew that the bullet would be invented — some 50 years after our revolution, I don’t know if they would have written it that way. They didn’t even know what a bullet was. It didn’t exist until the 1830s. [If] they had any idea that there would be this kind of carnage, you have to believe that the Founders of the country would not support it,” he said as if he was a psychic.
Another MSNBC contributor, Dean Obeidallah, joined him in his call to end a Constitutional right.
“There is NO constitutional right to own a gun. That was literally made up by 5 GOP Justices in 2008 decision of DC v Heller. We need to make overturning Heller a cause like the right made overturning Roe v Wade,” he said on Twitter and exp…