Alex Jones Makes Bizarre Gun Control Comments

The heated gun control debate between Piers Morgan and Alex Jones on Monday night turned bizarre and some even say delusional.

Piers Morgan and Alex Jones gun control debate

CNN's Piers Morgan faced gun control rival Alex Jones in what is now known as Piers Morgan vs. Alex Jones. The tension between the two stems from Morgan's strong advocacy for increased gun control in the United States after the tragic — and some say preventable — Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting in which 27 people died, 20 of whom were children.

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Jones calls the comments Morgan made regarding gun control and gun ownership in the United States akin to treason and demands the U.S. government deport Morgan. Specifically, Jones' petition states that Morgan "engaged in a hostile attack against the U.S. Constitution by targeting the Second Amendment."

Jones' petition goes on to request that "…Mr. Morgan be deported immediately for his effort to undermine the Bill of Rights and for exploiting his position as a national television host to stage attacks against the rights of American citizens."

It's unlikely Morgan will actually be deported since White House spokesman Jay Carney said in response to news of the petition that he supported Morgan's right to free speech. Said Carney, "…It's worth remembering that freedom of expression is a bedrock principle in our democracy."

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So what exactly happened between Jones and Morgan during Monday's interview? Well, Jones showed up to confront Morgan head to head on his CNN talk show Piers Morgan Tonight. Jones' temper quickly flared, leading to several angry and bizarre comments. CNN calls the Piers Morgan vs. Alex Jones interview a "fiery exchange."

Some of Jones' notable lashes at Morgan include, "1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms! It doesn't matter how many lemmings you get out on the street begging for them to have their guns taken! We will not relinquish them! Do you understand?" (Note: 1776 marked a pivotal year for Americans against the British during the American Revolution).

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Jones' anger seems to stem from the idea that a globalized world and international government powers are deliberately attempting to disarm citizens to commit, as Jones put it, "world tyranny."

Alex Jones spoke fast and loud as he flipped through crumpled printouts of statistics and rushed through various points about dictators Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez, who committed heinous acts of violence against their citizens because, according to Jones, they were able to remove firearms from ordinary people.

Jones also remarked how the United States suffers from "mass murder pills," also known as prescription drugs, and claimed such drugs are responsible for the largest percentage of unnatural American deaths. He made the brief point that the ability of pharmaceutical companies to market and sell such high quantities of prescription drugs deserves greater attention than the gun control debate.

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Morgan sat quietly and politely nodded as Jones became increasingly passionate about his "world tyranny" theory. Jones' confrontation against Morgan ended with an invitation for Morgan to "become an American and join the Republic" by hunting with him.

On Tuesday, Morgan said Jones' rant discredited his own argument against gun control.

"I can't think of a better advertisement for gun control than Alex Jones' interview last night," Morgan said. "It was startling. It was terrifying in parts. It was completely deluded. It was based on a premise of making Americans so fearful that they all rush out to buy even more guns."

You can watch the complete Piers Morgan vs. Alex Jones confrontation from Monday night below. Jones begins his comments at the 1:20 mark.

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Comments on "Piers Morgan: Alex Jones' delusional gun control debate"

pussy galore January 17, 2013 | 2:53 AM

women .... shallow shallow shallow keep watching more American Idiot ...I mean....Idol...:S

kori January 10, 2013 | 10:10 AM

Odd the comment about Jones being a threat to Morgan, when there was a threat made afterwards against Jones, from Morgans camp. AJ would never harm anyone, he's a constitutionalist and a freedom fighter and knows who he's dealing with, masons and Murder Incorporated, who are literally covered with the blood of innocents and are the mafia controllers of the world. He didn't go to be interveiwed, he went to kick the Gangsters between the legs like a strong freedom fighter and get out the facts quickly. He had them, not Morgan. AJ was just being AJ, and as for dangerous. If your children are in danger its not from Jones, its from who Morgan serves, the ones who read info wars are the ones who would defending your neighborhood and childrens lives.

Justin January 10, 2013 | 9:52 AM

Leave it culturally obsessed, stupid, and apathetic women to voice their opinion on gun control. It's pretty obvious that they support whatever the media, and the government tell them with the socialist style society we have. How did Nazi Germany rise to power? Getting psychological control of the women's trust in Hitler as a strong man and protector. Where the women lead, the men will follow psychologically in mass. Then look what happened? Of course, what do I know. I'm not on television and mainstream outlets as a authority, so women will do what their told by their peers, and authority figures.

The voice of reason January 10, 2013 | 8:02 AM

Colby..your grammar is makes you "sound" like a tool (not LOOK like one as you said to Lance). With that being said, you are missing the point..the point is NOT take away American's 2nd amendment rights but to have stricter regulations. Alex is over-the-top radical and that feeds into beliefs like you have. Do your homework and re-read what you are posting before you click the "submit comment" next time.

Mark January 10, 2013 | 2:41 AM

Speaking of meds, I think Alex Jones forgot to take his.

007john January 09, 2013 | 10:07 PM

The 2nd Amendment was written over 200 years ago when there was a threat of war so the men were allowed to keep their Rifle to ready if called to battle. Those rifles were just single shot rifles and not machine guns like today's assault MURDER WEAPONS. No one should be able to carry a concealed weapon and all assault weapons and hand guns should be returned or charged if not returned. You should be allowed to keep a rifle for game hunting and not people. THE ONLY WAY TO STOP A BAD GUY WITH A GUN IS TO BANNED All guns excluding rifles for hunting game. Than you will see AMERICAS KILLINGS WITH GUNS DROP BELOW 1 PERCENT. GUNS KILL PEOPLE SO AS LONG AS GUNS ARE AVAILABLE TO BUY YOU WILL HAVE MORE VIOLENT KILLINGS OF LITTLE CHILDREN. I HOPE AND PRAY THAT DOES NOT HAPPEN AGAIN BUT IT IS SICKENING TO HEAR THIS.

Jon January 09, 2013 | 9:25 PM

Having small arms will do nothign to protect you from your government. if they choose to enact Tyranny they will do it with tanks, ariships and drones. If you think otherwise you are sadly deluded.

Colby January 09, 2013 | 6:32 PM

Lance you are an idiot...where can you buy a machine gun legally in the united states.Some of you people are so brain warped its sad. maybe before you goofballs jump to banning "assault rifles" you ought to learn alittle more about firearms so you don't look like such a tool.

Danielle January 09, 2013 | 6:25 PM

I agree with Morgan SOOO much! The right to bear arms? yes. The right to carry a semi automatic weapon? NO WAY! When the second amendment was written these weapons did not exist. please keep that in mind.

Hippylovefreak January 09, 2013 | 5:14 PM

Since when did pointing a agun at another person with a gun prevent someone getting shot? You guys watch too much tv.

Jenn January 09, 2013 | 5:09 PM

That man was incredibly unstable. I wouldn't be surprised if one of his followers tries to assassinate Piers Morgan. America was founded, not on "guns and whiskey" but on the premise of religious freedom, and the pursuit of happiness. I don't think Newtown will ever feel happy again. And one semi-aut can take more people more efficiently than a bat, stick, or rock. People also have a chance of surviving attack by stick. Three rounds of lead in your chest, you're gone. My prayers are with Mr. Morgan.

Dave January 09, 2013 | 3:52 PM

is Alex Jones on drugs...doesn't look like a well man. If there was ever an argument to ban guns he has made it himself

kem63 January 09, 2013 | 12:15 PM

I can't stand Jone's voice, but he is right. I & my 3 children may be dead if I did not have a gun to scare off an intruder. I would never own an assault rifle, but I would not trust our government to not ban all guns after one bill has passed, giving them the power to ban all guns just because of one ban being passed and leaving me defenseless to protect my family. There is no police in my town, Most states, the police can't do any thing until a crime has been committed and in my town the closest police don't get to you till the next day. Police have no legal duty to respond and prevent crime or protect the victim. Supreme Court STATED about the responsibility of police for the security of your family and loved ones is "You, and only you, are responsible for your security and the security of your family and loved ones. A little hard to protect your family if you don't have the police or any means of protection. Banning guns or making more gun control laws against law-abiding citizens is not preventing criminals from getting guns. Their Criminals.... The only thing gun bans & more laws do, is leave law abiding citizens at the mercy of the criminals.

Keyser January 09, 2013 | 12:12 PM

Piers Morgan should hire a body guard with all the friends he is making in the US. Just sayin'.

Ken January 09, 2013 | 11:50 AM

I am a gun owner. I have never seen a assault gun, not in Walmart or any Gun Store. Other than some handguns, I have never seen a Military weapon in the hands of a civilian. I have seen weapons that APPEAR similar, but appearances can be deceiving. Civilians are not allowed to own military weapons, not since the Vietnam era. If military lookalikes are banned, then we need to include manufacturers like mattel and include all the toy guns that look like military weapons. Of course that is not very intelligent. A intelligent discussion needs to take place. There are things that can be done to help minimize these killings without violating the 2nd Amendment. Disarming law-abiding citizens is not the answer. Get real, there will always be a way for criminals to obtail or make their own firearms. If guns are banned, are you ready for the devistation that will occur when mass murderers turn to homemade bombs? Those who blame guns for murder are really nieve. A gun cannot do anything without a person to load it, aim it, and pull the trigger. Murder began back when Cain killed his brother Abel with a CLUB or STONE, and murder has been a problem since then. Clubs, knives, swords, bows, guns, they are all tools for murder. The problem is people. And the problem will always be people.

Andrew Caz School Teacher January 09, 2013 | 11:35 AM

When you come down to reality, the only thing that could have saved the lives of those school children in Newtown, would be some good guy with a gun.

Brian January 09, 2013 | 11:04 AM

Lance, Study history and you will see the importance of being able to keep guns. USA had to fight hard to get freedom from powerful dictators. Don't kid yourself, that type of tyranny is currently active in many places around the world. The control of the public has always helped powerful governments, and dictators, peruse actions that are not in the best interest of the people. Growing emotionally fat on what people have fought for before us does not make us immune, lest we forget.

Lance January 09, 2013 | 10:24 AM

Alex is a fool. why won't he answer any questions. Why would a civilian need an automatic assult weapon? Who was behind 9/11? This guy is mental. To Alex and all his followers, they're not taking away the 2nd amendment, just the Machine guns. You'll still have you rifles, shotguns, handguns to "defend yourself" from the government. Sheesshh

philip bennett January 09, 2013 | 10:17 AM

the conversation between these 2 men prove that the aggression came out. in the person who has and wanted to keep the gun opposse to the calm collective manner of mr morgan. so anger just from a debate could lead to violence from a gun weding thug?

barry January 09, 2013 | 10:04 AM

I thought there was just an election in the US and the Democratic Party won and the Republican Party was the opposition.I did not even know there was an NRA party and they ran your country.So i guess you can only hope during the next mass shooting that only the NRA Party's children or relatives get shot.Good luck........

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