Report: Anti-Gunner Booted from Hearing After Text About Shooting Pro-Gun Supporters

A woman's hand holds a CZ 75 semi-automatic pistol at the booth of Czech firearm producer Ceska Zbrojovka during the International Exhibition of Defence and Security Technologies (IDET) in Brno, Czech Republic on May 22, 2013. The IDET, on of the biggest fairs for defence technology opened on May 22 …

An activist was removed from a hearing at the Connecticut State Capitol after she was allegedly seen texting her eagerness to shoot a pro-gun lawmaker.

WTNH’s Mark Davis tweeted:

The text in the photo seems to indicate Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) was the pro-gun lawmaker who allegedly drew the ire of the gun control activist. Various members of the NRA appear to have had the activist’s attention as well.

Alex Plitsas, GOP Vice-Chair and director of Connecticut GOP Vets, tweeted:

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at Sign up to get Down Range at


Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting.