A Virginia state lawmaker raised eyebrows to say the least when he tried to make a point about assault weapons by bringing an AK-47 into the State Capitol!

The shocking video shows Democratic State Delegate Joe Morrissey speaking on the floor of the state House of Delegates when he pulled out an unloaded AK-47. The move drew gasps from fellow lawmakers.

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According to Morrissey, he was trying to show how easy it is to carry an assault weapon in Virginia.

The House of Delegates speaker called it an “outrageous and ridiculous political stunt.”