"Lawmakers Clash Over Allowing Guns In Natural Resources Committee"

"Lawmakers on the House Natural Resources Committee had a heated debate Wednesday about whether to allow guns into the committee room.

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) proposed an amendment to bar guns in the room, saying, “We have too many members who have incited and advocated armed political violence.”

“Some have reveled in the removal of the magnetometers at the House chamber that were there to prevent something truly awful from happening,” he said.

“They have openly fetishized guns and violence to the point where one of my colleagues across the aisle was removed from their committee assignments for portraying himself killing another member who sits on this very same committee,” he added, referring to Reps. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) respectively."

Rachel Frazin reports for The Hill February 1, 2023.

Source: The Hill, 02/02/2023