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Missouri Lawmaker Takes Aim At Gun Bill — Literally — By Shooting Holes In It

By Ian Millhiser  

"Missouri Lawmaker Takes Aim At Gun Bill — Literally — By Shooting Holes In It"

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Earlier this week, Missouri state Rep. Eric Burlison (R) posted a video where he criticizes proposed legislation banning assault rifles and large capacity magazines, and then emphasizes his point by using the bill as target practice:

Burlison’s antics closely resemble an ad then-Gov. Joe Manchin (D-WV) ran during his first bid for the United States Senate, where he demonstrated that he would not support environmental legislation that was unpopular in his coal-mining state by firing a hole in the bill with a hunting rifle.

You can watch Burlison’s video below:

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