On Wednesday’s broadcast of “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC, Georgia Democratic Rep. John Lewis invoked the civil rights movement to rally support for increased gun control legislation. “Well, now is the time to act,” Lewis said. “It’s not a time for a commission, or more studies. It is time for action. It reminded me of another period, 1968, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Robert Kennedy was assassinated. We can go back to 1963, when Medgar Evers was assassinated. We don’t need more weapons of mass destruction. Nothing saddened me more than last Friday.
Comments: Someone really needs a history lesson. The guns are the reason they aren´t coming, for now...
King George wasn´t the only one with a tyrannical government. Americans need to be vigilant with the current government. The first and second amendments are under attack right now, Obamacare is UNconstitutional, no matter what John Roberts has to say. We have a dysfunctional government.
"When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
Lewis (once again) makes a great case for term limits.
YOU have hit the BULLSEYE Award #4...you are right on spot. And any government official that tries to dismantal the constitution in any way or form falls right into the catagory of the Brits back then in my book. Against ALL enemies foriegn AND DOMESTIC!
Lewis is proof you don´t have to be smart to get elected into Congress. He is nothing more than a Sharpton/Jackson race hustler and he makes a fool of himself every time he opens his mouth. This being NO exception.
From now on I think I´ll respond to each and every single asinine opinion, comment, proposal, rant, and general utterance from the lunatic left with a short expletive instead of an intelligent and thoughtful dialog. After all, that´s all it´s worth and they aren´t interested in hearing anything intelligent or engage in a real discussion in the first place.
What we don´t need, Rep. Lewis, are all these irresponsible people littering the landscape with broken, fatherless families... of all races. And we don´t need more ghoulish, fat-cat, opportunistic gun-grabbers like yourself.
John Lewis from GA - and I now have a gun to protect myself from all your ´kind´ that are robbing and thieving and killing in my county. The county turned minority, and with that, came all the crime and scum.
What used to be the top 2 highschools in the entire state, now don´t even rate. All because of minority infestation.
Sorry, but I grow more weary and tired of John Lewis´s kind spewing stuff all the time.
Get over it! Comments like these from Lewis make me despise them more.
Actually, ´´Freedom Isn´t ´Free,´´ Rep. Lewis, but must always be protected & defended! -Remember your oath of office?! This is a country of laws based upon Constitutional principles for securing & maintaining Life and Liberty. The Founders in their Wisdom secured the Bill of Rights for each INDIVIDUAL American. Self defense is basic for each individual´s freedom. ...Look it up!
Since the Civil War ended in 1865, why does Lewis´s dem party, currently led by 0bama, use rhetoric more suited to at least 150 years ago than in the here-and-now twenty-first century?!! ...What´s up with THAT, Rep. Lewis? The dems & 0bama preach, ´´FORWARD,´´ but they seem stuck in history from ages past. Sometimes 0bama gets up to the ´30s and all that union rhetoric, but that is about as recent as he ever gets. mmm mmm mmm
When bad things happen the liberal response is always to tax, ban, or regulate. Their hope is that people will be too heartbroken to notice they´re more poor, less free, and increasingly burdened with a behemoth government that still can´t keep bad things from happening.
No, the Brits learned their lesson, but the SEIU, New Black Panthers, Occupier scum and other leftist groups advocating and inciting violence against us may be a different matter entirely. We see it and hear it every day.
This is the liar who claimed protesters called him names when they did not. Besides being an outright liar, he is an oath breaker who should be impeached for not defending the constitution. Too bad lying and taking an oath aren´t what they used to be, but that is how progressives want it.
What we don´t need are ignorant, indoctrinated Representatives in Congress. I tell you what John, why don´t you just wait and let Tim Scott give you a lesson in history and the 2nd amendment? You´ll find this country´s history began long before the civil rights era.
Two questions for Rep. Lewis: 1) After you repeal the 2nd Amendment, which one are you going after next? 2) How can you reconcile your desire to throw out the Constitution with your sworn oath of office to defend that Constitution?
He´s not riding on anyone´s coattails. He´s a genuine civil rights hero in his own right - an American hero. Not that I´ve ever voted for him, but he´s my congressman and he´s come up with a catchy line here.
It would be wonderful to find a non-leftist to replace him, but in this district - fat chance!
The British aren´t coming but if Barry and his demonrats have their way, the muslims sure are. The only thing deterring them is the same thing which deterred the Japanese --a gun behind every blade of grass.
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Mr. Lewis, Americans need guns to protect themselves from the roving gangs of black youth, for starters. What percentage of crimes are committed by black men? Clean up the sorry mess in your own back yard.
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