Thousands of Gun Owners Stand and Say “I’m Larry Pratt”

altGroundswell movement blasts Rep. Maloney for attacking Gun Owners of America

Written by Gun Owners
In case you missed it, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) attacked your Gun Owners of America late last week.
In doing so, Maloney called for Capitol Hill law enforcement to investigate GOA Executive Director Larry Pratt for saying that the Second Amendment is “for restraining tyrannical tendencies in government … especially those in the liberal, tyrannical end of the spectrum.”
In turn, author David Codrea of the Gun Rights Examiner blasted Maloney for her ignorance of the Constitution and for spurning our founding documents.  He even went so far as to say that if Maloney is going to investigate Pratt, then she’d better start investigating other gun owners, too.alt
“Remember the ‘I’m Spartacus!’ scene from the Kubrick movie?” asked Codrea.  “In this case, I’m Larry Pratt.
“If the Capitol Police are going to investigate him, they’re going to have to investigate me, too, because I agree with everything he said about the Second Amendment being a last-resort protection against tyranny,” Codrea said.
Over the weekend, thousands upon thousands of gun owners joined Codrea in saying “I’m Larry Pratt,” and they called on Maloney to stop playing partisan politics.
Here are just some of the comments that were posted on GOA’s Facebook page:
* “It’s a pretty pathetic government that wants someone investigated for believing in and standing up for the Constitution!”

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