#5: Fake Founding Fathers quotes make their way into gun bill at state Capitol | The News Tribune

As long as they sound good, right?

A gun-rights bill introduced at the Capitol on Friday includes six quotes from America’s Founding Fathers about the importance of guns to democracy.

The problem is, half of those quotes are fake.

The measure, sponsored by state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, would create penalties for public officials who block people from owning or buying guns. About one page of the four-page bill is dedicated to quotes from the Founding Fathers on gun ownership.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/politics-government/article58712188.html#storylink=cpy

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