In the wake of the January 7 armed terrorist attack in Paris, real estate tycoon and social commentator Donald Trump said the attack proved the truth of the maxim, “When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.”
Breitbart News previously reported that three men armed with AK-47s charged into Charlie Hebdo headquarters on January 7 and opened fire, killing 12 persons–including two police officers. They wounded up to 11 more.
Trump suggested the failures and dangers of gun control are a central lesson that should be gleaned from the attack.
According to Israeli National News, Trump asked, “Isn’t it interesting that the tragedy in Paris took place in one of the toughest gun control countries in the world?”
He added: “If the people so violently shot down in Paris had guns, at least they would have had a fighting chance… Remember, when guns are outlawed, only the outlaws will have guns!”
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