Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) believes that people will start eating dogs if assault weapons are banned.
Video of Boebert on Newsmax:
Lauren Boebert claims that banning assault weapons will lead to people eating dogs, ” here in America, we have gourmet treats for puppies. We have these amazing groomers for dogs. In Venezuela. They eat the dogs, and it started because they don’t have firearms.” pic.twitter.com/SOFGujhhLf
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) August 1, 2022
Lauren Boebert said:
When Beto O’Rourke told the world the Democrat playbook hell, yes, we intend and to take your AR-15s and your AK-4s, I was compelled to go to him because I saw that a disarmed populace. If the citizenry in America is disarmed, then we are no longer citizens, we are subjects you know, here in America, we have gourmet treats for puppies. We have these amazing groomers for dogs.
In Venezuela. They eat the dogs, and it started because they don’t have firearms. They do not have a way to protect themselves to defend themselves against a tyrannical government, so I wanted to go down and confront him and tell him exactly what the Second Amendment is intended to do.
The Purpose Of The Second Amendment Is Not To Arm Citizens Against Their Government
It is a safe guess that Lauren Boebert has never read The Federalist Papers. In Federalist No. 29, Alexander Hamilton wrote, “THE power of regulating the militia, and of commanding its services in times of insurrection and invasion are natural incidents to the duties of superintending the common defense, and of watching over the internal peace of the Confederacy.”
The Founders did not want the nation to have a professional army, so they devised the Second Amendment so that troops could be quickly mobilized for the national defense.
There is no mention of individual liberties or arming individuals to protect them from the government.
The Second Amendment was intended for national defense, not to arm individuals to attack the government.
The United States Banned Assault Weapons from 1994-2004 And No One Ate Dogs
The biggest flaw in Boebert’s claim is that the United States had banned…
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