Charlie Rangel: ‘No Need for America Having Most of the Guns’

by Nathaniel Botwinick

Representative Charlie Rangel (D., N.Y.) attacked the NRA and gun-owning Americans on MSNBC this morning. He accused the NRA of insulting the “American people’s intelligence” with their recent ad campaign directed at minorities, asserting that the NRA has also been portraying them as “creating riots.” Rangel further suggested that “there is no need for America having most of the guns. . . . There is no reason in the world that we have assault weapons for hunting and other non-criminal purposes.”