Whoopi Goldberg Tells NRA to “Give Up” the AR-15 on ‘The View’: “You Can’t Have It Anymore”

Whoopi Goldberg Tells NRA to “Give Up” the AR-15 on ‘The View’: “You Can’t Have It Anymore”

Whoopi Goldberg has a message for the NRA: no extra AR-15s. Throughout a dialog in regards to the police response to the horrific Robb Elementary Faculty taking pictures in Uvalde, Texas, The View co-host straight addressed the gun rights group, demanding they ban the assault weapon used within the taking pictures, which killed 19 college students and two adults.

Goldberg advised her co-hosts, “Hear: this AR-15’s acquired to go,” because the in-studio viewers erupted into applause. She then talked about “the individuals up in Buffalo,” referring to the mass taking pictures that occurred simply days earlier than the tragedy in Uvalde, when a gunman killed 10 individuals and injured 3 at a grocery store within the upstate New York with an AR-15 type rifle.

Explaining that there are “too many lives at stake,” and “too many rattling little youngsters” additionally misplaced to gun violence, Goldberg stated, “I’m sick of seeing individuals speak about, ‘Effectively, we should always do one thing.’”

Straight addressing the NRA, Goldberg snapped, “I don’t care, NRA. You’ve acquired to provide that gun up. You possibly can have your different yee-haw weapons, no matter you need. The AR-15 just isn’t a searching gun. It’s not a gun the place you’re going to exit and shoot your dinner.

“This gun is supposed to kill individuals. That’s what it’s for,” she continued. “And you’ll’t have it anymore. And I’m not even going to let you know how pissed I’m that so many people are saying, ‘Effectively, you possibly can’t have what you want in your physique. Overlook my physique. You possibly can’t have this gun as a result of it kills individuals and youngsters, and I’m sick of it.”

Goldberg advised voting might be the repair we want, though she admitted, “I don’t know what it’s gonna to take. Possibly it’s simply gonna take us to vote the fitting individuals in. Possibly it’s us going out to vote and getting the fitting individuals in there, as a result of that is some B.S. … I’m sick of seeing youngsters die as a result of individuals are not paying consideration.”

The View airs weekdays at 11/10c on ABC. Watch Goldberg’s feedback in full within the video above.

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