Nancy Pelosi Holds Weekly Press Conference At The Capitol

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On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a concealed carry bill that allowed those with permits to carry their concealed guns across state lines. Essentially, what the bill does is allow concealed carry permits to be treated like driver's licenses so that they are universal across all states.

The bill passed in a 231-198 vote, with six Democrats supporting it. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) said, “The Bill of Rights is not a philosophical exercise. I don't think that right should be undermined simply because I travel to another state.”

The National Rifle Association's executive director, Chris Cox, said:

“All law-abiding citizens in our great country can protect themselves in the manner they see fit without accidentally running afoul of the law.”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had some other thoughts, however. She said that it was inviting “violent criminals,” “domestic abusers,” and “convicted stalkers” to carry concealed weapons and that the House voted “to do exactly that:”

There's only one problem with this: that's not what this bill does at all. A measure was even added to the bill following the Texas church shooting that left 26 people dead, strengthening tracking of background checks and databases of legal and mental health records. This was in response to Devin Patrick Kelley, the shooter, who wasn't disqualified from being able to purchase a firearm despite his history of domestic violence.

Users on Twitter quickly jumped in and pointed out just how wrong Pelosi was:

Totally embarrassing.

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