By Tom Knighton
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is part of a significant number of hardline progressive candidates who are vying for office in notoriously red states. Abrams is one of the poster children for that trend. After all, her anti-gun stance is unusual for a candidate in a pro-gun state.
However, Abrams thinks it’s possible to have your cake and eat it too.
This was clear in her response to Meghan McCain when she appeared on The View on Tuesday.
According to ABC News, Abrams worked to clear up any misconceptions about her position on guns when she appeared on The View Tuesday. Co-host Meghan McCain asked the candidate a series of questions about firearms, including about banning the AR-15, a popular assault rifle used in many mass killings.
“I’m not anti-gun,” Abrams said. “My great-grandmother taught me how to shoot when I was growing up in Mississippi. … I don’t hunt because I mostly eat chicken and that seems mean.”
McCain asked whether Abrams would support an AR-15 ban, noting that the weapon is the “most popular rifle in America.”
“Most responsible gun owners understand that they have the responsibility for the firearms, and making sure that only responsible people have …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms