Bowser Calls Rubio a Hypocrite For Trying To Restrict District Gun Laws And Tighten Federal Ones
Bowser calls Rubio a hypocrite for trying to restrict District gun laws and tighten federal ones
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said Sen. Marco Rubio’s efforts to repeal the District’s gun laws despite his support for certain federal limits on the purchase of guns are “the height of hypocrisy.”
Following a public outcry for stricter gun control after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last month, Rubio (R-Fla.) proposed a plan to strengthen background checks and said he would explore changes involving age limits and reducing magazine capacity.
Last year, Rubio reintroduced a bill he pushed previously to erase the District’s gun-control laws, which are among the most restrictive in the nation. One provision would …