An Illinois Republican state lawmaker unleashed an ugly tirade yesterday, offering an analogy that concluded banning assault weapons is “exactly” like castration.
“I love you folks in Chicago,” Rep. Jim Sacia told his colleagues on the House floor. “You’re the ones that have the problem, you have a runaway gun problem. Don’t blame the rest of us. This isn’t about Democrats, it’s not about Republicans. It’s because Chicago wants a warm fuzzy. ‘Let’s pass a bill that will eliminate assault rifles.’ Last year there were more people killed with hammers than with assault rifles.”
“Here’s an analogy folks, Sacia continued, growing even angrier. “I ask you to think of this. You folks in Chicago want me to get castrated because your families are having too many kids. It spells out exactly what is happening here. You want us to get rid of guns.”
In 2011, Sacia tried to pass a bill that would have drug tested welfare recipients.
Hat tip: The Raw Story
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