Read time: 0 minutes

Judge From NRA Kavanaugh Says Assault Weapons Are Common, Can't Be Banned

Dianne Feinstein actually gasped at his "too many people own them to ban them" answer.

The NRA is getting their money's worth with this nominee.

Dianne Feinstein wasn't having Kavanaugh's arguments against an assault weapons ban.

Kavanaugh argues that Supreme Court precedent determines that unless a weapon is "dangerous and unusual" and not in "common use" it cannot be banned.

"Common use," Kavanaugh argued, means "lots of people own one."

Maybe we should consider the "common" results of the uncommon use of them.

Even Kavanaugh admitted that "all weapons are dangerous."

This is a battle between common sense and money, and as long as Republicans are in charge we know what wins.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team