What would Reagan do – with guns?
Reagan would turn to the Constitution. These people are trying to twist Reagan’s words.
Check it out:
As support for laws restricting Second Amendment rights drops, gun-control activists are trying to use the Gipper to drum up enthusiasm to create a gun-free society.
A video by a group called United Network of Rational Americans uses footage of the assassination attempt against Reagan on March 30, 1981, as well as a snippet from an op-ed piece he wrote for the New York Times in 1991.
“This nightmare might never have happened if legislation that is before Congress now – the Brady bill – had been law back in 1981,” the video quotes Reagan, referring to the attempt on his life that seriously injured him, Press Secretary James Brady, Washington police officer Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy.