Tea Party Congressman Louie Gohmert told a conservative radio show on Thursday that the GOP must oppose gun regulations to protect the country from "the threat of Sharia Law."

Appearing on The Voice of Freedom, Gohmert said he "hoped and prayed" that Congress rejects gun safety legislation, arguing that Americans may need to use the rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment to avoid "succumbing to Muslims:"

Gohmert has a long history of Islamaphobic remarks.

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