In the wake of the Aurora, CO shooting at the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises this past weekend, the most hot-button political topic of the moment is gun control. Ice-T sat in at London’s channel 4 to speak on his new film, The Art Of Rap.
While in house, he spoke on gun laws in the U.S.
“It’s legal in the United States,” Ice-T 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.”
“And do you see any link between that and this sort of instance?” Guru-Murthy challenged.
“No. Not really,” Ice-T responded. “If somebody wants to kill people, they don’t need a gun to do it.”
“Makes it easier though, doesn’t it?” the host pushed back.
“Not really. You can strap explosives on your body. They do that all the time.”
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