September 13, 2019 Updated: September 13, 2019
A year before he said, “Hell yes, we’re gonna take your AR-15,” Beto O’Rourke promised gun owners that they could keep their firearms if they already had them.
“To be clear, they should have them,” O’Rourke responded. “If you purchased that AR-15, if you own it, keep it. Continue to use it responsibly.”
Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale said: “So the conclusion to the Democrat debate: We are taking away your healthcare. We are taking away your guns. We are taking away your paycheck. A vote for any of these Democrats is a vote to eliminate your freedom!”