GOP Senator: We Need AR-15s To “Kill Feral Pigs”

The Insider reports:

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy this week said that he thought people still needed assault weapons to kill “feral pigs.” Vice News asked Cassidy whether he believed there was any room to ban assault weapons in the country. The lawmaker was also asked why someone would ever need an AR-15 — the weapon used by the gunman in Uvalde.

“If you talk to the people that own it, killing feral pigs in the, whatever, the middle of Louisiana. They’ll wonder: ‘Why would you take it away from me?'” Cassidy told Vice. “I’m law abiding, I’ve never done anything, I use it to kill feral pigs. The action of a criminal deprives me of my right,” the senator added.

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