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America's madness for gun ownership

One can only despair.........

"On Friday, Tennessee representative Andy Holt unveiled plans for an upcoming fundraiser at his family farm later this month. The event, according to an invitation posted on the politician's blog, will feature a roasted hog, a petting zoo, live music and "hay rides for the kids".

"Oh, did I mention we're giving away an AR-15 as the door prize!" the invitation adds."




"Hours later, as Saturday night spilled into Sunday morning, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse nightclub in Orlando with a Sig Sauer MCX assault rifle - a weapon similar to the AR-15 - and began shooting club-goers. When the bodies were tallied, 49 people were dead, dozens more were injured and one of central Florida's most popular gay nightclubs had become the setting for the worst mass shooting in modern American history.

Instead of cancelling his gun giveaway, as some critics called for, Mr Holt had another idea.


"That's right…. I'm now giving away TWO AR-15s!" he wrote on Facebook on Monday. "I'm sick and tired of the media and liberal politicians attacking our right to keep and bear arms. I'll do everything I can to ensure the 2nd Amendment is protected and people are equipped to exercise their innate right to self-defense [sic]."

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