Hugh Hewitt Seriously Proposes a Trench Coat Ban to Stop Gun Violence After Texas School Shooting

From the May 21 edition of Salem Radio Network's The Hugh Hewitt Show:


HUGH HEWITT (HOST): They are not saying this killer, who we should not name, used shotgun and pistol, not any kind of high-caliber repeating weapon, not a semi-automatic weapon. Just didn't do it. It's a -- in many ways, this spanner thrown into their rhetoric of people who believe in universal background checks, wouldn't have had any impact on this. On magazines, wouldn't have had any impact on this. At close range, we discovered shotguns are as lethal.

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HEWITT: To the teachers and administrators out there, the trench coat is kind of a giveaway. You might just say, "No more trench coats." The creepy people, make a list, check it twice. 

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