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"What in the Hell Did He Just Say?": Val Demings Calls Out Marco Rubio for Backing Away from Even the Most Modest Gun Reform

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2022
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Senator Marco Rubio affirmed Tuesday evening that he’s not only an anti-abortion absolutist — he’s also a Second Amendment extremist. Facing questions about gun control during his debate with Democratic challenger Val Demings, the Florida Republican suggested background checks were useless, called the modest safety bill some in his own party supported “crazy,” and turned his back on a measure he backed in the wake of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas school shooting in 2018.

“That doesn’t work,” he said, reversing his previous support for imposing age restrictions on assault weapons, like the kind the Parkland...

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