Posted September 17, 2015 10:28 am by Comments

By Bob Owens

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush may have hurt his credibility with gun owners during the 3+ hour Republican Debate last night. Katie Pavlich of Townhall noticed it immediately.

Jeb Bush’s answer about guns and the mentally ill was very bad #2A #CNNDebate

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 17, 2015

When asked about law that allows govt to take away your guns without a hearing Jeb Bush doesn’t roundly condemn. Alarming. #CNNDebate #2A — Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 17, 2015

So what precisely did he do? AWR Hawkins at Breitbart News chronicles Bush’s disastrous answer.

During the September 16 GOP debate, host Hugh Hewitt asked Jeb Bush if he supported states confiscating guns when a family member expresses concern about the mental state of a particular gun owner. Bush said he not only supports it but that “we need to encourage that kind of involvement.”

Jeb Bush’s only stipulation was that a judge needs to sign off on the confiscation before it takes place.

Here is Hewitt’s exact question: “If a family member calls and says my child, my brother, my sister is disturbed, ought the state be able to go and get their weapon …read more

Source:: Bearing Arms

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