Andrew Cuomo: Gun Confiscation ‘Could be an Option’

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Don’t worry, you crazy gun owners, they don’t want to come after your guns or anything. Oh, wait.

“I don’t think legitimate sportsmen are going to say, ‘I need an assault weapon to go hunting,’ ” he said. At the same time, he noted that he owns a shotgun that he has used for hunting, and said, “There is a balance here — I understand the rights of gun owners; I understand the rights of hunters.”

In the interview, Mr. Cuomo did not offer specifics about the measures he might propose, but, while discussing assault weapons, he said: “Confiscation could be an option. Mandatory sale to the state could be an option. Permitting could be an option — keep your gun but permit it.”

But he “understands the right of gun owners,” of course. The scary thing is such an insane statement probably makes him the Democrat frontrunner for 2016.

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5 Responses to “Andrew Cuomo: Gun Confiscation ‘Could be an Option’”

  1. Scantastic on 21/21/12 at 9:03 pm

    Well, that ought to be an interesting exercise.

    Confiscating America’s “liberty teeth” — in the words of George Washington — would really go smoothly, I think.