Killer Mike Says His NRA Interview Was Misused

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As students and anti-gun activists marched in Washington DC and elsewhere last weekend, Killer Mike told NRA TV's Colion Noir that he is "very pro-second amendment", and said that gun control would "progress us into slavery".

The clip featured the Run the Jewels rapper discussing his support for the Second Amendment while also chastising African American protestors as a "lackey of the progressive movement". If you walk out that school, walk out my house'.

"My interview with an organization that we all don't agree with, was supposed to be something that continued the conversation.", Killer Mike said in the videos. It should never have been used in contrast to the march and I think it's wrong.

I don't understand Killer Mike's NRATV comments.

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence. He continues, writing "i cannot and will not ever turn my back on this man. he wouldn't turn his on me. or you". I did an interview about black gun ownership in this era.

The rapper, who was born Michael Render, had faced backlash after NRA TV shared the piece on the same day the March For Our Lives rallies were held across the country.

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Mike said he did the interview to talk about the nuances regarding gun ownership for black people and gun ownership for others. "[It was used to] disparage a very noble campaign that I actually support", he said.

An effort that has thrust to the forefront students from the Parkland, Fla., high school who share their gun control views. "He knew when he sat down to do that video [that] it was with the NRA, it would be used by the NRA and it would be used to promote a certain agenda that many of his followers and listeners do not agree with". I'm sorry NRATV did that, I'm sorry that adults on the left and the right are choosing to use me as a lightning rod. "It's possible to do both", he said.

Bender suggested that young people "plot, plan, strategize, organize and mobilize" in order to accomplish their goals.

In the wake of attacks on him and his friends like this one, Hogg has taken a tough stance on his critics - even addresssing NRA members directly about spokeswoman Dana Loesch. "She's not serving the people of the NRA, because the people that are joining the NRA, 99.9% of them are awesome people that just want to be safe, responsible gun owners".

I hope this clears some stuff up.

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