WATCH: Cawthorn blasts HR8 gun laws, warns “this bastardization of the constitution” won’t be met with silence

Speaking on the House Floor, Rep. Madison Cawthorn reacted to House Democrats pushing through new weapon laws regarding increased regulation and background checks.

Cawthorn said “I specifically speak for 700 thousand plus Americans in my district, when I say that if you think this bastardization of the constitution will be met with silence then you know nothing of the America I know.”


Thursday, the House voted to expand gun background checks by a vote of 227-203.

8 House Republicans voted yes to the bill alongside Democrats:

Vern Buchanan (FL)
Brian Fitzpatrick (PA)
Andrew Garbarino (NY)
Carlos Gimenez (FL)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Maria Salazar (FL)
Chris Smith (NJ)
Fred Upton (MI)