David Hogg Claims He’s Been Targeted for Assassination Seven Times

David Hogg joins his fellow students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 classmates and teachers were killed during a mass shooting, for the National School Walkout on April 20, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. Students from around the nation joined in school walkouts against gun violence on the 19th …
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Student gun control activist David Hogg claims he has been targeted for assassination seven times over the course of the last year.

Hogg talked to the Washington Times about the alleged attempts on his life and said, “[It is] horrible that I have to live through this, and it is traumatizing.”

He added:

But you eventually become desensitized to it. Like, oh, your house got SWAT-ted. You got a call from the police saying someone said that everyone in your family had been killed and that you are being held hostage for $100,000. Right? That becomes part of daily life. It’s just something that you have to get through. But I mean, what am I going to do? Stop?

Hogg intimated that if someone did succeed in harming him it would only embolden the gun control movement, saying that it is “the stupidest thing they could do to try to end the movement. Because that would make it even more successful in the end. Because it would invigorate us and create f—ing change.”

Hogg did not provide any specifics about the alleged attempts on his life, but did say he plays to “weaponize [his] knowledge” to continue his gun control campaign.

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 awrhawkins@breitbart.com. Sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

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