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PopWrapped | Celebrities

Vince Vaughn Shares Controversial Statement About Wanting Guns In Schools

Shane Avery | PopWrapped Author

Shane Avery

Updated 06/2/2015 11:44pm
Vince Vaughn Shares Controversial Statement About Wanting Guns In Schools | vince vaughn
Media Courtesy of HBO

This.....is somewhat alarming. 

Actor Vince Vaughn has always been known as the outspoken conservative that he is, and he's once again ruffled some feathers with his latest remarks about wanting guns in all schools.

The upcoming star of season 2 of 'True Detective' said to British GQ magazine:

I support people having a gun in public full stop, not just in your home. We don't have the right to bear arms because of burglars; we have the right to bear arms to resist the supreme power of a corrupt and abusive government. It's not about duck hunting; it's about the ability of the individual. It's the same reason we have freedom of speech. It's well known that the greatest defence against an intruder is the sound of a gun hammer being pulled back. All these gun shootings that have gone down in America since 1950, only one or maybe two have happened in non-gun-free zones. Take mass shootings. They've only happened in places that don't allow guns. These people are sick in the head and are going to kill innocent people. They are looking to slaughter defenceless human beings. They do not want confrontation. In all of our schools it is illegal to have guns on campus, so again and again these guys go and shoot up these f***ing schools because they know there are no guns there. They are monsters killing six-year-olds.

Later, in the same interview, Vaughn continued:

You think the politicians that run my country and your country don't have guns in the schools their kids go to? They do. And we should be allowed the same rights. Banning guns is like banning forks in an attempt to stop making people fat. Taking away guns, taking away drugs, the booze, it won't rid the world of criminality.

What do you guys make of what Vince had to say?

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