By AWR Hawkins
Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- On the November 22 2015 airing of This Week With George Stephanopoulos, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump doubled down on his defense of the Second Amendment and said an armed citizenry could have prevented the “horror show” in Paris.
During the segment, Stephanopoulos prodded Trump in hopes of getting him to sign on to some degree of gun control in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris. Stephanopoulos did this without mentioning that France has some of the most restrictive gun controls among western nations, including expanded background checks that entail mental and criminal checks, gun club membership requirements for gun owners, and bans on entire categories of weapons for law-abiding citizens. Yet none of these things prevented terrorists from acquiring guns and killing 130 innocents and wounding hundreds more.
And none of Stephanopoulus’s attempts to push Trump into a corner worked either.
Instead, Trump said:
You know George, I am a really big proponent of the Second Amendment. I’ll give you an example–if in Paris some of those people had guns, you wouldn’t have had the horror show that you had …Read the Rest