Salem Radio Network host Hugh Hewitt proposed a ban on trench coats to stop school shootings during “The Hugh Hewitt Show” notes, Media Matters:
They are not saying this killer, who we should not name, used shotgun and pistol, not any kind of high-caliber repeating weapon, not a semi-automatic weapon. Just didn’t do it.
It’s a — in many ways, this spanner thrown into their rhetoric of people who believe in universal background checks, wouldn’t have had any impact on this. On magazines, wouldn’t have had any impact on this. At close range, we discovered shotguns are as lethal…
To the teachers and administrators out there, the trench coat is kind of a giveaway. You might just say, “No more trench coats.” The creepy people, make a list, check it twice.