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Ben Carson on Gun Control

 


Law-abiding citizens absolutely should have gun rights

Ben Carson said he changed his mind and was against gun registration because "sinister internal forces" could surface in that scenario. He "used to think they needed to be registered, but if you register them they just come and find you and take your guns." He said, "I would never advocate anything to interfere with Second Amendment rights; however, I do think we have to be intelligent"˙and address situations where people with AK-47s are mowing people down.˙ "We need to discuss, 'Is there something we can do?'˙ We have to keep in mind that law-abiding American citizens absolutely should have gun rights."
Source: Tony Lee on˙Breitbart.com , Mar 10, 2014

Law-abiding citizens have right to guns without registration

He "used to think they needed to be registered, but if you register them they just come and find you and take your guns." He said, "I would never advocate anything to interfere with Second Amendment rights; however, We have to keep in mind that law-abiding American citizens absolutely should have gun rights." Q
Source: Breitbart.com, "Martial Law," by Tony Lee , Mar 10, 2014

Semi-automatic weapons ok in countryside, but not cities

Appearing on Glenn Beck's radio show this past week, Carson took a vastly different stance from most conservatives on the issue of gun control, claiming you shouldn't be able to own semi-automatic weapons in large cities.

Asked by Beck for his thoughts on the Second Amendment, Carson gave the popular pro-gun argument: "There's a reason for the Second Amendment; people do have the right to have weapons."

But when asked whether people should be allowed to own "semi-automatic weapons," the doctor replied: "It depends on where you live. I think if you live in the midst of a lot of people, and I'm afraid that that semi-automatic weapon is going to fall into the hands of a crazy person, I would rather you not have it," Carson elaborated. However, if you live "out in the country somewhere by yourself" and want to own a semi-automatic weapon, he added, "I've no problem with that."

Source: Andrew Kirell on mediaite.com , Mar 3, 2013

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