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Eagles Of Death Metal Singer Says, "Until Nobody Has Guns, Everybody Has to Have Them"

"Did your French gun control stop a single fucking person from dying at the Bataclan?"

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During the interview, Hughes was asked if his thoughts on gun control had changed at all since November. Hughes is a member of the National Rifle Association and has been a vocal advocate of gun ownership in the past.

"Gun control kind of doesn't have anything to do with it, but if you want to bring it up, I'll ask you: Did your French gun control stop a single fucking person from dying at the Bataclan? If anyone can answer yes, I'd like to hear it," Hughes replied.

You can read a complete transcipt of Hughes' answer about gun control below:

Gun control kind of doesn't have anything to do with it, but if you want to bring it up, I'll ask you: Did your French gun control stop a single fucking person from dying at the Bataclan? If anyone can answer yes, I'd like to hear it. Because I don't think so. I think the only thing that stopped it was some of the bravest men that I've ever seen in my life, charging headfirst into the face of death, with their firearms. I know people will disagree with me, but it seems like God made men and women and that night guns made them equal. I hate it that it's that way. I think the only way my mind has been changed is maybe that until nobody has guns, everybody has to have them. Because I don't want to ever see anything like this ever happen again. And I want everyone to have the best chance to live. I saw people die that maybe could've lived. I don't know. But I wish I knew for sure if they could've had a better chance. Because there were some real angels, real wonderful people at that show that aren't alive today. And I really wish they were.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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