Beto O’Rourke Is Coming For Texan’s Guns

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Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke still wants to take automatic weapons away from constituents if elected over GOP incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott. 

During a Democrat debate in 2019, the former presidential nominee said, “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47. We’re not going to allow it to be used against our fellow Americans anymore.”

When asked if he still feels that way in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, O’Rourke said his opinion on gun reform hasn’t changed.

“Look, we are a state that has a long, proud tradition of responsible gun ownership,” O’Rourke remarked. “And most of us here in Texas do not want to see our friends, our family members, our neighbors shot up with these weapons of war. So yes, I still hold this view.”

He also took a swipe at Abbott over the issue. “We don’t want extremism in our gun laws,” O’Rourke continued. “We want to protect the Second Amendment, we want to protect the lives of our fellow Texans. And I know that when we come together and stop this divisive extremism that we see from Greg Abbott right now, we’re going to be able to do that.”

He didn’t shy away from jabbing at President Joe Biden about the surge of migrants flooding into the country across the state’s border. 

“I don’t think we have seen enough urgency when it comes to rewriting our immigration laws to match the needs and the reality that we see, especially in our border communities,” O’Rourke commented. “So, yes, we expect more of our president and those who represent us in Congress.”

When host Dana Bash asked if he would seek Biden’s help during the election, despite his sagging approval ratings, O’Rourke said he plans to focus his run solely on the Lone Star State.  

“This campaign in Texas is not going to be about Joe Biden. It’s not going to be about Donald Trump. It’s not going to be about anyone from outside of our state,” he stated.“This is going to be about the people of Texas and what the people of Texas want.” 

O’Rourke listed out the issues he believes are most important to his constituents: Job creation, educational improvements, and medical reform, but pointed out that they “also want to see some competence in their government.”

“It means that I’m focused on Texas and on my fellow Texans. Those are the people most important to me,” he concluded. “There’s no politician, there’s no other person from outside of this state who can help to change the course of this election for better or for worse.”



    1. Another mouth without a brain behind it… 35 states allow the private ownership of fully automatic weapons. Pass a background check, pay your $200 federal transfer tax, and away you go. That goes for sound suppressors, too. Bottom line is…some states trust their citizens, and some don’t. So, Holtsys, you want to own a machine gun? Easy; just move to a state that treats its people like citizens, not subjects (hint: stay out of Democrat-run ones).

    2. An automatic weapon automatically ejects a spent shell casing and automatically places a fresh round in the fireing chamber.
      If you are clever with metal you don’t have to waste time and concentration on pulling the trigger, the bullets come out of the barrel automatically, you moron.
      Over a third guns in the US are in the possession felons., Most of them comvicted felons.

  1. Texans better realize that he will go for your guns and he and the Democrat Party will cheat to make him the winner if it is at all close. Don’t mess around, these people will stop at nothing to gain power. It would appear to be a fool’s errand for Beto to even try and run for Governor of Texas, but he knows what level the Dems will stoop to in order to get him elected, he watched them create the most votes in history for President for someone equally as incompetent in 2020!

    1. Republicans are too weak to stop voter fraud.
      Look at 2020 election.
      Four years in power and the voter fraud only got worse.
      Republicans are weak pukes.
      They don’t have the balls to use their guns.

      1. So, genius , what would YOU do to change the political mess we are in ? Lots of talk from all of us but you take sides, however very critical of BOTH sides……….. you have better idea ? Would love to hear it ……..

      2. Voter fraud got worse, because of covid, sir. ( mail in ballots…?). Republicans had it in the bag…..until democrats stuffed the ballot box, in every sneaky little way.( dead people voted in numbers never seen before. People “moved” into states, and then moved back, after the election. And dont give that crap about “ we didnt process the mail in ballots until the last minute” bullshit. Those ballots were processed concurrently. Democrats, historically, are known for this crap.

  2. Marie–If you are going to write about gun issues, you need to learn some basic facts. These are semi-automatic guns; automatic ones are illegal. Ignorance on this level robs your material of any credence and blunts the impact of your disturbing message (and certainly Beto’s perspective is reason for deep concern).
    Turkeyjim

  3. Typical Democrat. Campaigning on an issue he knows NOTHING about. An AR-15 is NOT an “automatic weapon”. I know, I own one. It is not an assault rifle like an AK-47. Machine guns have been illegal for the average public to own since the 1930s. Robert hasn’t heard the word yet. Bet me though, that MILLIONS of Democrats will nod and applaud his lies and vote for them.

    1. Machine guns can be bought in the U.S, if you are in the right state, and have the right license and are willing to pay the fees and tax’s that apply to them. You can buy quite a lot of things, and might actually be surprised if you did the research on it.

      1. arthur, there already fully automatics in this country and you dont need a license to use it. people at our gun range fires them all the time. ammo is expensive though.

      2. Would you like to see more machine guns on the streets?
        Would you like to see your neighbors open carry them.
        What about the people who live on the other side of the tracks down in Darky town..
        Make guns easy to get then all the dirt bags will have one.

    2. Automatic weapons automatically eject spent shells and automatically loads in fresh ones.
      To say otherwise is to lie.
      You assault with high fire rate weapons.
      That is why even small rual police departments have them.
      Our local ten man cop shop has an M4 gone missing along with a 15 round capable Glock.
      .
      There is nothing in the Constitution that prohibits the individual ownership machine guns.
      Or nuclear arms.

      1. Election fraud in Texas is still possible but will be much harder than it was before. Election fraud is the only way this turd will ever get in to office.

    1. BUT – – he inflates his bank accounts with $$$ donated by ignorant demos anytime he “runs” for some office.

      1. Has he run more than twice ? Would give it up if that were the case………once you lose you will always lose……..

  4. That yoyo doesn’t have the brains God gave a gnat…hope he wears his dress when he comes…it will make a better target if he tries to illegally take our guns…

    1. Its sez in our Constitution in the second Amendment that we have the right to own and bear arms…….unless they tear down the country all to hell, I do not understand HOW they can take our guns legally no matter what new laws are set in motion…and signed by whom………

  5. If he knew anything, Robert would know that unless you have a special license you cannot legally own AUTOMATIC weapons. That knowledge doesn’t fit with Robert’s agenda so he’ll remain blissfully ignorant.

  6. “Beto” may as well forget about being OUR Governor! He’s not playing with a full deck and is last person Texas needs, in any capacity! He enjoyed talking about his Dreams that he had about how much fun it would be to run over little children with his car!!! Idiot!

  7. Beto doesn’t have a chance in Texas. He is a loser and to cement it in he want to go after people’s guns in a state that believes in the 2nd Amendment and has hundreds of thousands of guns in the population, all used safely. Beto is a gun grabber and he mistakenly “thinks” all thse guns will kill people although they haven’t at all. What douche bag.

  8. Baby Beto wouldn’t know an automatic weapon from a semiautomatic weapon! Doesn’t have the intelligence of a 🍄

    1. Was not overly impressed with THE issue he is running on………..surely has more than one in mind, its all I have heard him speak on………

  9. Robert O’Rourke can prove his sincerity by vowing to appoint Alec Baldwin as his gun safety czar if O’Rourke should be elected.

  10. Beto, like all other Democrats and Republican RINO(s), are fully expendable and the very reason the unconstitutional Hughes Act passed. Only way he’ll get in to office is by election fraud.

  11. How does a moron like Beto O-Dork get elected to anything? You only have to hear him talk once to know he is a complete idiot. It is amazing that this fool is still around.

  12. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!! He is such a joke. Can’t imagine anyone with two or more brain cells voting for him.

  13. this idiot has to be one of the biggest goofs in the ‘rat party. AND THERE’S A L-O-T OF THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I want to see what his parents look like!!! lol lol
    (They HAVE to be baby boomers.)

  14. If Beto bent over and looked up his butt, he will find his brain in there-that’s the butt of the joke, however, we don’t need guns, we can burn Beto at the stake. What’s he gonna do then? Cut down all the trees to prevent that? He needs to go back to kindergarten and start school all over again.

  15. You have to give him credit! He knows he doesn’t stand the chance of a snowball in hades, but he also knows he gets thousands – or maybe even millions – in donations anytime he runs for anything.

    1. How many millions has Trump gotten from his sheeple?
      Have you signed up for the $75 Trump Picture Book?
      The $250 for it signed.
      $2,500 for a photo opp.
      $150,000 for dinner at Trump’s Winter White House?

      1. Albert, they ALL run for the money, Sugar ? haahahahah Some go into office as poor as a church mouse and come out wealthy beyond your wildest dreams……….

  16. I wouldn’t be surprised if he gets primaried out. Doesn’t he realize there are a lot of hunters in Texas that are D’s as well as R’s? There are also Texans with guns and bibles that are just not going to vote for a flaming G of the LGBTQ.

  17. Bozo Beto. You say we still need to protect our 2nd admendment. Then why do yo want to take our guns. You aint getten them. love my spelling.

  18. Governor? O’Rourke’s resume is too well known. He majored in English literature and fled from a DUI but was detained by a news reporter. He burglarized a college. He was a teen computer hacker. He also stole long distance service. Worked as a manny. Failed as a musician. Sweats a lot. Fidgets. Skateboards. Talks to strangers while using public urinals. Uses vile language in public but doesn’t understand constitutional amendments. He’s a democrat and once was Biden’s choice to disarm America. Governor? I don’t think so.

  19. Beto..a fake Latino want to be!!! His name is Francis. He is using Beto to attack voters!!
    Pretending he is something he is not. Raking in all those donations again then goes away
    until the next time. People wise up to this imposter. He’s always looking for an opening to
    squeeze into!!! NOT TEXAS MAN !!!! Go to California or someplace equivalent !!! Bust their political chops for a while!! You are not wanted in Texas….get it ?????

  20. Beto O’Rourke does not seem to want to run for Governor…it’s more like he wants to grab votes that could go for other candidates while being a loud leftist Gad-Fly

  21. Is this guy for real? Twice he has had his feet in the political ring running for election and twice the ONLY thing he ever address is ” I am coming for your guns ! ” ????? More to it sonny than our guns but if you think that is all that is required to solve our problems try again, and tween this old lady and yourself, you had better come up with other issues where our guns may be of great value, IMMIGRATION for one…so good luck BETO, you will need it if that is all you got to work on in Texas One may be able to buy their way into public office but you had best be prepared for what you are taking on. Prime examples Biden and Harris, they can’t handle public office and you are in the same boat they are.

  22. I believe that if the government attempted to confiscate any type of weapon they would start a war that would destroy the Democrat party.
    I believe this because fake news and social media are the backbone of that party and if firearm confiscation began I would think the leaders of those organizations would be the first to go followed by political leaders supporting the confiscation.
    I do not believe gun owners will begin shooting the police or national guardsmen. If you cut the head off a snake, it dies.

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