Anti-gun leftist Alyssa Milano was blasted on Twitter over the weekend when she attempted to compare the protections offered by personal protective face masks to AR-15s.
Masks provide more protection than guns, she claimed.
“Anti-maskers are the same people who think they need an AR-15 for ‘protection,’” she said in a tweet.
“LOUDER FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK: A MASK WILL PROTECT YOU *MORE* THAN AN AR-15 WILL,” she added in all-caps, leaving no room to possibly misinterpret her comments.
Anti-maskers are the same people who think they need an AR-15 for “protection”.
LOUDER FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK: A MASK WILL PROTECT YOU *MORE* THAN AN AR-15 WILL.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 29, 2020
See any issues with her comparison? Several people online quickly did.
As the Western Journal reports, several people pointed out flaws in her logic — such as the types of protection offered and their degrees of severity:
I’m not an anti-masker. Wear one if you think you need to, just don’t make me wear one. I have guns, but I don’t expect people who don’t want guns to have one.
See how this works Alyssa?
I don’t fear a virus, I have an immune system.
I don’t fear a thief, I have a gun. https://t.co/TSbSJ1n5CM
— GAGirl1967 ❤️ life! Ready for 2021! (@Tamzilla_52) December 29, 2020
When someone tried breaking into my house in the Philly burbs the cops told me to buy a gun
I have no issue wearing a mask, at all
I also have many guns
Alyssa is a bad person https://t.co/mlh7hNgeWm
— Tim Pool (@Timcast) December 29, 2020
Despite her various anti-gun posts, Milano previously admitted in 2019 to owning guns in her home and supporting the Second Amendment.
She continues to claim, however, that she supports more restrictions for gun ownership.
Yes. We are a two gun household. This isn’t new news. I believe in the 2nd Amendment. I also agree with 90% of Americans who want stricter gun laws. And I believe it should be impossible for certain people to get their hands on certain guns. Pretty logical stuff. 🤷🏻♀️ https://t.co/cI1XC3CstM
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) September 12, 2019