Jim Carrey’s History of Gun Control TweetsBy: Josh Wolford - February 7, 2013
Jim Carrey went and pissed off the gun-loving right over the weekend with a couple of tweets referencing assault rifles, the Newton massacre, and soulless gun owners.
Many anti-gun control activists have voiced their displeasure with the actor – and some seem to be surprised by the recent tweets.
The fact is, Jim Carrey has used his Twitter account (which boasts nearly 10 million followers) to voice his opinions on guns in America for quite some time.
Here’s what he said on Saturday:
And then here’s his followup on Tuesday:
As you may expect, these comments angered some on the right. Fox Nation said that “‘Dumb and Dumber’ doesn’t begin to cover this one” and Red Alert Politics called it a “careless remark…rooted in the shallow, parroted talking points so commonly espoused by liberal elites.”
Turns out, Jim Carrey has a habit of tweeting about gun culture in America – so these tweets shouldn’t really surprise anyone.
Back in December:
And shortly after the shooting at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado: