During the “Overtime” portion of the HBO’s “Real Time,” former Attorney General Eric Holder engaged Parkland survivor David Hogg in a fascinating discussion on how the NRA has manipulated gun laws in the U.S., with Holder giving the teen some tips for fighting back.
‘The way I feel about gun reform is, we don’t have many limitations on the 2nd Amendment,” Hogg began. “I believe in owning a gun, my father has a gun… I do see a reason to have a weapon. But I think we should have limitations on the 2nd Amendment, just like we have limitations on the 1st.”
“If the only thing that comes out of this tragedy is we outlaw bump stocks and we raise the age of people who are allowed to buy an AR-15, that will be a failure,” Holder replied. “Because the reality of what we need to do, which I have always tried to do, is ban the sale of AR-15s, have universal background checks, and also take away the ability to buy these large magazines.”
“See, the problem is, is makes way too much f*cking sense for our elected officials to take care of that,” Hogg interjected.
Holder went on to talk about allowing the CDC to study the effects of gun violence, saying,”That’s another thing that needs to be done.”
Additionally, Holder criticized Republican lawmakers for limitations they have put on the ATF for maintaining records on gun purchases.
Watch the video below via HBO:
White nationalist speaker heckled for denying Holocaust at Virginia gun march: ‘You are literally a neo-Nazi’
A white nationalist speaker who has been affiliated with neo-Nazi rhetoric was caught on video denying the Holocaust at a pro-Second Amendment march in Richmond, Virginia.
The remarks were made by former Proud Boy Jovanni Valle, who goes by the name Jovi Val. Video clips of Valle's speech were shared on Twitter by writer Robert Evans.
"You wear a swastika and walk down the street," a man can be heard telling Valle. "You took it off and now you are like, oh no. You are denying the existence of the Holocaust."
WATCH: Virginia gun rights activist trashes MSNBC reporter’s live shot by shouting F-bombs
A gun rights activist in Virginia went ballistic on Monday when he saw an MSNBC correspondent reporting from a Second Amendment rally.
NBC's Gabe Gutierrez was finishing up his live report at the Richmond demonstration when a man burst into the shot.
The man rattled off a string of profanities and capped it off with "f*ck you." Several security guards blocked the man from getting close to Gutierrez.
"Apologies for some of the background noise you just heard," MSNBC host Hallie Jackson said as the network cut the sound.
Watch the video below from MSNBC.
WATCH: Ricky Gervais roasts Hollywood as hypocrites at Golden Globes
British filmmaker Sam Mendes on Sunday secured a shock best director win for war epic "1917" at the Golden Globes, which kicked off with a no-holds-barred monologue by host Ricky Gervais that shocked Hollywood's A-listers.
Stars arriving under bright California skies in couture gowns and extravagant jewels were greeted by the British comic's signature cutting one-liners at the awards ceremony, the first of the year building up to next month's Oscars.
"Let's go out with a bang, let's have a laugh at your expense, shall we?" joked Gervais, hosting the awards for the fifth and final time, before tearing into the industry.