CBS News anchor Norah O’Donnell immediately fact-checked the California governor. Gavin Newsom, a Democratic legislator, made a disparaging comment about gun owners on Monday.
After the massacre in Monterey Park, Guns and The Second Amendment were once more a topic of national conversation. The attacker, who was targeting a Chinese-owned studio of dance, used a MAC-10 assault rifle.
According to the Los Angeles Times, authorities have stated that the firearm was modified. However, they are not able to clarify how exactly it was modified.
What did Newsom actually say?
O’Donnell said that California has the strictest gun control laws in America, but Newsom stated that he was not surprised by the mass killings.
He also disparaged Second Amendment rights and gun owners.
“Nothing about it is surprising. Newsom stated that “everything about this is disgusting.” “The Second Amendment has become a suicide pact.”
A suicide pact is, in essence, a agreement between two or more people to commit suicide together. Newsom claims that the Second Amendment, which gives Americans the right to own firearms, eventually leads to death. Ironically, Newsom’s comments were made while armed security protected his privacy.
O’Donnell, however, quickly resisted and defended Americans.
“But there are many people here that support the Second Amendment, and are legal…