Rapper Ice-T: Despite Aurora, gun rights are “the last form of defense against tyranny” (+video)

While many pundits have been quick to advocate for gun control in the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., theater rampage that killed 12 and wounded 58, rapper Ice-T took to the airwaves to defend gun rights.

Speaking with Channel 4 London’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy, the rapper and “Law & Order: SVU” actor said: “The right to bear arms is because that’s the last form of defense against tyranny. Not to hunt. It’s to protect yourself from the police.”

Guru-Murthy pushed back against the rapper who penned “Cop Killer” by asking if a link between the Second Amendment and the tragedy in Colorado exists.

“No, not really. You know what I’m sayin,’ if somebody wants to kill people they don’t need a gun to do it,” the rapper responded.

Ice-T’s comments stand in stark contrast to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s remarks immediately following the theater massacre.

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  • Teaparty01

    He is right on that Last time I checked my pocket copy of the constitution I missed the section on the right to hunt

  • marineh2ominer

    Even the despicable are right from time to time , Ice-T may in time redeem himself , he is certainly getting wiser , he must be keeping good company .

  • WhiteFalcon

    Bloomberg is an idiot pure and simple.