Gun Club For Liberals Claims More People Are Joining Post-Election
In an excerpt from an NPR interview with Lara Smith she explains that interest in firearms is on the rise from left-leaning Americans after Trump’s election. When asked about liberals arming up as a result of Trump’s presidency Smith responded quite favorably that the concern was “a very small minority . . .”
From All Things Considered.
I think, one, there’s a very small subset who feel concerned about the new government. Specifically, is this new government going to take their guns because they’ve spoken out about an issue that Trump or the Republicans are seen as not supporting, whether it be LGBTQ rights, the environment, all sorts of issues. That’s a small subset. More what we’re seeing are people who are worried about their safety as a result of some of the rhetoric that was heard during the campaign – not so much from the campaign but from really fringe groups who have encouraged a rise in hate crimes or a perceived rise in hate crimes.”
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