[North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn] said Americans “have the right to obtain a firearm for lawful purposes,” adding: “You will not take this right away from us.”
“If you think this bastardization of the Constitution will be met with silence, then you know nothing of the America I know.
“You want my guns, I know it. We all know it. Mr. Speaker, you can come and take them,” he added—in a video clip that was tweeted by Lieu, a Democrat who represents California’s 33rd district.
Dear @RepCawthorn: We don’t want your guns. We just don’t want you to bring them on the House Floor.
I have 2 Air Force marksmanship ribbons. You lied about getting into the Naval Academy. Stop your tough guy act and promoting conflict. We’ve had enough violence in the Capitol. https://t.co/C1d4XGEiYt
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) March 11, 2021