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Dozens of the Democratic lawmakers who participated in the well-hyped 25-hour sit-in beginning Wednesday in an attempt to force the House to consider stricter gun control measures are gun owners themselves.
Another example of liberal hypocrisy?
Adding to the hypocrisy, some of the lawmakers posted anti-gun messages on social media.
— Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison) March 16, 2016
We have responsibility to do what we can to prevent gun violence. Let’s start by closing loophole allowing terrorists to purchase weapons.
— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) June 13, 2016
— Rep. John Carney (@JohnCarneyDE) January 16, 2013
— John Garamendi (@RepGaramendi) December 22, 2012
Here’s the full list of Democratic participants, as compiled by HeatStreet:
• Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick
• Rep. Bennie Thompson
• Rep. Dina Titus
• Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger
• Rep. Jared Huffman
• Rep. Jim Cooper
• Rep. Jim Costa
• Rep. John Carney
• Rep. John Garamendi
• Rep. Keith Ellison
• Rep. Mike Thompson
• Rep. Peter DeFazio
• Rep. Peter Welch
• Rep. Rick Nolan
• Rep. Ron Kind
• Rep. Steve Cohen
• Rep. Tim Ryan
• Sen. Gary Peters
• Sen. Harry Reid
• Sen. Mark Warner
• Sen. Martin Heinrich
• Sen. Patrick Leahy
• Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
• Sen. Tammy Baldwin
• Sen. Tim Kaine
• Sen. Tom Carper
Do you see your representative or senator here? If so, you may want to drop them a line — as well as drop them altogether.
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