“In the next few days, who will say to this network or any other network, ‘It’s time to repeal the Second Amendment’?” Michael Moore asked MSNBC host Chris Hayes today.
“Oh, you can’t say that,” he imagined the Americans answering.
“Well why not?” Moore asked.
Oscar winner Bowling for Columbine The filmmaker raised the question because the nation is still recovering from the Uvalade school massacre in Texas where 19 children and two adults were killed.
“Look, I support all gun control laws. Not intelligent gun control. We don’t need intelligent accessories. We need hardcore things to protect ourselves and our children, ”he said.
“We will not admit that we are violent people in the beginning. This country was born out of violence through genocide of tribals at gunpoint. This country was created with guns on the backs of slaves … We do not want to confess our two real sins here, behind which we have the guns that we are, “he told Hayes.
“I really believe that if Jefferson, Madison and Washington all knew that the bullet would be invented – almost 50 years after our revolution, I don’t know if they wrote it that way. They didn’t even know what a bullet was. It didn’t exist until 1830.” . [If] They thought that this kind of killing would happen, you have to believe that the founders of the country will not support it. “
“Who’s to say, ‘Is this the time to repeal the Second Amendment?'” Said Michael Moore. “If they have any idea that such a massacre would take place, then you have to believe that the founders of this country will not support it.” pic.twitter.com/d2C7QmLDre
– All in with Chris Hayes (্যালalinwithcris) May 25, 2022