Quantcast
Connect with us

NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch: 3D printing untraceable guns is a wholesome hobby like knitting

Published

on

National Rifle Association (NRA) spokesperson Dana Loesch on Thursday argued that building untraceable 3D-printed guns is a legitimate hobby like knitting.

During an interview on Fox & Friends, Loesch attacked elected officials who want to ban blueprints for plastic guns that can be 3D printed in the privacy of one’s home.

“Let’s get a couple of things straight about the 3D gun debate,” she opined. “It’s silly to blame this on the Trump administration. You’re talking about legal activity that’s been legal since the inception of America.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Loesch also slammed gun safety proponents for suggesting that 3D-printed guns are undetectable.

“It’s been illegal for 30 years [to build an undetectable firearm],” Loesch said. “Thanks in part to the NRA that none of these lawmakers want to acknowledge. But then they want to blame that organization simultaneously.”

“Full disclosure here,” the NRA spokesperson added. “I’m actually looking into purchasing a 3D printer. And I was talking to a friend of mine last night and I don’t think people realize how expensive it is to get a decent 3D printer that’s going to be able to handle that heavy duty plastic.”

“Criminals are not going to go out and buy 3D printing machines when they can get a boat load of firearms on the black market and file the serial numbers off!” Loesch exclaimed. “None of these arguments are based in reality. These people are fear mongering.”

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade noted that plastic guns could be made undetectable if “you want to pop that piece of metal out.”

ADVERTISEMENT

“If you want to break the law,” Loesch replied. “And if you want to have something that’s actually not going to be sturdy and be suspect. In the end, criminals are going to violate the law because that’s who criminals are.”

“And it’s really sad that law abiding citizens are having to pay the price for criminal actions,” Loesch continued. “And it’s really sad that millions of Americans, simply because of their fellowship in a Second Amendment organization are constantly blamed for either misinformation or the actions of criminals.”

“Why do you want a 3D printer?” Fox News co-host Steve Doocy wondered.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I’m interested in the mechanics of it, I just like how things work,” Loesch explained. “And I think it would be fun to put it together. I mean, why not? It’s like, I also knit so… I do! I knit all the time.”

Watch the video below from Fox News.

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Congresswoman criticizes Republican press guy for claim Black folks don’t care about Kamala Harris: Does he know any?

Published

on

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) hilariously mocked former press secretary Ari Fleischer, who worked for former President George W. Bush's White House. Fleischer claimed Black people won't be that excited about Sen. Kamala Harris on the ticket.

"She's just not that historically exciting to African-Americans," said Fleischer speaking to Laura Ingraham during a Fox News appearance after the announcement.

During a conversation with MSNBC's Joy Reid, the host called Fleischer "a sort of a bygone era Republican voice" and asked Bass to listen to his comments.

"I wonder how many African-Americans," asked Bass, chuckling.

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Trump draws ridicule for press conference after Biden/Harris event: ‘Did someone give him a Valium?’

Published

on

On Wednesday, just as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) were winding down their first official joint campaign event, President Donald Trump kicked off his latest White House briefing.

As usual, the president triggered a round of mockery from social media.

A somnambulant Trump starts his August 12 press briefing with some casual xenophobia and then starts hyping the stock market pic.twitter.com/T4ObIke7qN

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 12, 2020

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

Trump doubles down after being confronted with his claim Biden wants an ‘invasion’ of suburbs

Published

on

At Wednesday's press conference, President Donald Trump was confronted with his claim that former Vice President Joe Biden would trigger an "invasion" of suburban neighborhoods — widely considered to be a racist dog whistle for affordable housing that will attract more people of color.

“What do you mean by invasion?” the reporter asked.

“They’re going to open up areas of your neighborhoods — they’re going to destroy suburbia,” insisted Trump. He added that "by the way, 30 percent of the people in suburbia are minorities," evidently on the defensive from claims that he was appealing to racism.

Continue Reading
 
 
You need honest news coverage. Help us deliver it. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free.
close-image