Mark Hamill: You Have the Right to Bear Muskets, Only Muskets

Mark Hamill: You Have the Right to Bear Muskets, Only Muskets

Mark Hamill: You Have the Right to Bear Muskets, Only Muskets

Actor Mark Hamill, famed for his roles as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise and as the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, incensed gun rights activists when he posted a tweet that reiterated his stance on gun control.

“Don’t get me wrong, as a strong supporter of the 2nd Ammendment [sic]—I believe in every American’s right to own a musket,” he wrote.

The implied meaning of that statement, as many have pointed out, is that Hamill believes gun owners should be restricted to muskets only. The pro-gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety immediately praised the actor for speaking out, quoting a previous statement from Hamill.

“It sickens me to see the horrific gun violence in a country I love perpetrated against even the most innocent of schoolchildren, followed by the politicians doing absolutely nothing,” Hamill was quoted as saying.

 

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