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VIDEO: Sheila Jackson Lee Incorrectly Claims AR-15s fire .50 Caliber Rounds

In pushing for stricter gun control and a ban on “assault weapons” Dem rep. Sheila Jackson Lee made a pair of wildly inaccurate claims.

Dailycaller reports Democratic Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee claimed that an AR-15 fired .50-caliber rounds and weighed more than “ten boxes.”

In a video Nicholas Ballasy posted on YouTube last week, Jackson Lee claimed that Democrats were going to have to do more than just push stricter gun-control measures in the House.

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Jackson Lee asserted that she had held an AR-15 and the experience shook her.

“I’ve held an AR-15 in my hand, I wish I had it. It is as heavy as 10 boxes that you might be moving and the bullet that is utilized, a .50 caliber, these kinds of bullets, need to be licensed and do not need to be on the street,” she explained.

Critics immediately took issue with Jackson Lee’s claims.

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By Kambree Nelson

Source: theconservativeopinion

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