Glock-toting Rep. Lauren Boebert released a new video showing her loading her gun and explaining why she’s arming herself in Washington, DC — one of the “most dangerous cities in our country.”
The newly elected congresswoman from Colorado has been fighting to carry her weapon inside the Capitol building.
“Even though I now work in one of the most liberal cities in America, I refuse to give up my rights — especially my Second Amendment rights,” Boebert, a Republican, says in the nearly three-minute video, tweeted on Sunday.
The video opens with the mom of four handily loading her Glock and slipping it into a waistband holster before walking through Washington, DC.
Boebert promises “I will carry my firearm in DC and in Congress.”
“Here are the real reasons why I choose to defend myself in our nation’s capital,” the 34-year-old continues. “I am a woman and a mother of four. I chose to defend my family with all