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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:59 PM

Congressman Says Americans Need Guns To Protect The Nation From Sharia Law

olsky on Feb 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Tea Party Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told a conservative radio show on Thursday that the GOP must oppose gun regulations to protect the country from the threat of “Sharia Law.”

Appearing on The Voice of Freedom, Gohmert said he “hoped and prayed” that Congress rejects gun safety legislation, arguing that Americans may need to use the rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment to avoid succumbing to Muslims:

(The Second Amendment) is for our protection and the founders’ quotes make that very very clear and including against a government that would run amuck. We’ve got some people who think Sharia Law should be the law of the land, forget the Constitution. But the guns are there… to make sure all of the rest of the Amendments are followed.


Listen: (at the link)

Gohmert has a long history of Islamaphobic remarks, most recently joining Rep. Michele Bachmannn’s (R-MN) much maligned effort to investigate the alleged infiltration of the Muslim Brotherhood into various departments of the U.S. government.

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http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/02/21/1622561/congressman-says-americans-need-guns-to-protect-the-nation-from-sharia-law/

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:05 PM

1. Oy.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:06 PM

2. Ask this clown to name one person

who isn't a raving lunatic who thinks sharia law should be the law of the land. It certainly ain't the party that doesn't hate women and gays.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:07 PM

3. "We’ve got some people who think Sharia Law should be the law of the land, forget the Constitution."

"Some People who ...." - The phrase of choice for dickwads who want to throw out outlandish accusations without offering one shred of evidence to prove their claim isn't total BS.

Who wants to bet that not one journalist (outside of perhaps Soledad O'Brien) will challenge him to name just ONE of these "some people" by name?

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