California Lt. Gov Tries to School Olympic Sharpshooter on Guns, Gets Shot Down

kim rhodeDemocratic California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom challenged Olympic skeet shooter Kim Rhode on Twitter over her opposition to a gun control ballot measure, only for Rhode to stand her ground and fire back.

At issue is Proposition 63, which would require background checks, permits, and place other limits on the ability to purchase ammunition. Competitive shooters in the state have claimed the ballot measure would make their lives a nightmare, with Rhode shooting an ad claiming it would leave her unable to prepare for future Olympics.

In response to the ad (which mentioned him by name), Newsom hit back on Twitter.

But shockingly, it turned out the six-time medalist had a slightly better grasp of what her job entitled.

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