Joining protestors outside the National Rifle Association’s annual conference in Houston on Saturday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) told TheBlaze in an exclusive interview that she would support legislation that created a national registry of firearms.
“Registering your guns, people think that’s something sinister. But it helps you [to protect] your guns when they’re stolen. It helps us find them for you, like registering your car,” Lee told TheBlaze.
When asked specifically if she would support legislation that called for a national gun registry, Lee said confidently, “I would.”
“But at this point in time, it should be clear that the universal background check bill didn’t have anything in it about registration and I would have voted for that,” she added. “I believe in a hand of friendship and compromise.”
She went on to call for universal backgrou
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