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WATCH: Stephen Colbert Eviscerates 'Open Carry' Gun Nuts Children's Book

'I wish there were more firearms in children's books.'

Photo Credit: via Comedy Central

Among the more absurd developments this week was the news of a new children's book, "My Parents Open Carry," produced and bought to you by the lunatics who think guns belong everywhere, including in children's bedtime stories.

Stephen Colbert, a self-described "proud gun owner," had a field day with this concept on his Tuesday show, because he considers the "Second Amendment first among amendments that aren't the First Amendment." And what about the injustice of the 54-year-old neuroscientist arrested for buying a cup of coffee in an airport, just because he was carrying an assault rifle!

The earlier kids can get comfortable with their gun-toting parents, the better. "My Parents Open Carry" tells the heartwarming story of Brenna, whose parents tell her bedtime stories about how "the world is filled with maniacs who want to hurt you, and the police can't help you," Colbert summarizes. "Good night, honey."

More firearms in books could yield great new titles, like "Good Night Forever Moon." As Colbert says: "That'll teach you (the moon) to look through a child's window, you perve."

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