On April 26 Erika Soto Lamb–spokeswoman for Michael Bloomberg’s new “Everytown for Gun Safety” gun control group–defended her leadership’s use of armed security guards by claiming pro-gun Americans threatened their lives and it was the same kind of security pro-gun advocates want for themselves.
In the exchange, Twitter user @tpcjk asked Lamb: “Why do all the big anti-gun advocates have security who carry loaded guns? Would love to hear their justification.”
Lamb responded: “Because ppl on ur side of debate threaten our lives. We r not anti-gun. Why do u criticize our security? Same u want 4 self.”
Latter in the exchange, while responding to other Twitter users, Lamb tweeted: “As long as you’re not a felon, dangerously mentally ill or other prohibited purchaser, it’s all good.”
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