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-- -- -- Ronald Reagan was not a gun control advocate while holding his presidency.
Even after an assassination attempt against him in 1981 that landed a bullet to an inch from his -- Ten years later he didn't support the Brady bill named after his Press Secretary who was shot and paralyzed that lol -- Requires a five day waiting period to allow officials to complete a background check postal background check on the posts and registering from -- Joining us now.
Ronald Reagan saw Mike Reagan who joins us as he often does might welcome back to the program.
Now -- I'm I'm trying to get these sequence of events clear -- He remained a firm supporter of the Second Amendment.
But then got behind the Brady bill which pope's summer written some restrictions.
On the ownership of handguns is that an accurate statement of what -- father did.
Yeah yeah you got put -- -- -- put it in context 199110.
Anniversary of of the shooting took place in 91.
On March 30 1991.
For my dad -- If there was in the stalled -- moment there the fact that it wasn't -- the anniversary.
And my father.
Also the same time Stewart never forgot that day he looked out the window that limousine as -- pulled away from the hotel the Hilton hotel.
And he saw people -- in their own blood -- bullets that were meant for him.
On that day he always believed in the Second Amendment to the constitution.
As a young boy I remembered by me my first one AQ single shot -- my lever action I remember his semi automatic.
A rifle we used to go out the -- -- -- ground squirrels at the ranch every every every started we visited the rich who's always a firm believer.
In the Second Amendment he did have a problem with a waiting period.
But he really would have a problem with taken away.
Somebody's guns to be able to protect themselves from under whatever my.
What was your reaction.
I'm sure you remember the precise moment of when you first -- that you father have been shocks.
Did you have any kind of knee jerk reaction we've got to get these guns out ahead.
Who was your reaction of the time now -- You know what I get out what the Mike polluting -- colluding with the agent in charge of my Secret Service detail that date and and I said the -- -- said Michael.
How can now war actually -- how in the hell can you allow my father to be shot what all this Secret Service protection around him what happened.
Any seventies which you know might we can protect the -- unites states we've we trained 24/7 to do that.
But one thing will never be able to train for.
Is to protect the president or you or anybody else against -- crazies and what happened on that day.
Was the crazies came -- I remember you have you have -- quickly got -- shots off with like with a pistol.
Before anybody stop them for -- targets to want to stray.
But he was able to in fact inflict you know you wounds -- for people that were there that day with the six -- so again.
If you cannot stop the crazy -- you got to understand these things happen in the world that we live in today.
And -- -- the other issues is starting to come out is if you're apparently have a child whose eighteen years of age or older.
There's really nothing nothing to help you you can't really do anything without a quarter and there is tough is held the gap.
There's a court ordered quicker child away or put your child some place because -- eighteen they're seeing.
An -- and there is also the issue of privacy.
Between -- -- and therapist.
Psychological therapist if you will.
What goes on in those meetings with that with a psychologist or psychiatrist.
Unless you making a no vote.
Threat against a specific person stays private so.
There's not much that the police can do about it even though you may have made some pretty violent statements -- therapist because of the issue of privacy.
I don't see how you legislate around not -- frankly -- And you can't -- it again and read all this talk about now getting rid of of assault weapons to what -- what have you.
You know it seems to me that what we're debating here is how many people are gonna die.
It would get rid of assault weapons maybe we can stop twenty for being -- -- will accept -- being killed with a handgun.
-- the reality of it is we have to really have a national conversation.
But everything has to be on the table what's going on with this the mental issues in the world we live in today.
And what do parents to do work -- apparent -- if your child got problems.
Where can you go there's no place to -- -- An end and help your child.
And you pick your child and have an intervention every child picked up and taken to you to articulate someplace where they deal with these issues you wanna make your -- man.
Haven't interventions -- I -- go right.
I'm gonna just end this with your reaction to the passing of Robert bull -- you'll follow -- to the Supreme Court but he was not he did not make it to the Supreme Court.
He passed away today -- your reaction please quickly mark.
What -- -- what a great mind great man should have been on the supreme court of our land.
And and my father should have gotten this way with the with that appointment it would have been a great -- was a great appointment.
Robert Bork -- My regular -- how much and it -- we'll see you again soon thank you.
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