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6 handguns, 2 “assault weapons”, 2 machine guns, shotgun, grenade used in HBO’s “True Detective”;  Produced by, with Matthew McConaughey

Now loudly calling for gun control from Joe Biden’s White House briefing room, Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey has made a small fortune producing and acting on TV and in films using firearms. Indeed, he starred in and produced the first season of the acclaimed HBO detective series real detective, which featured 11 guns and a hand grenade in one season. notes that 6 of the firearms were handguns, consisting of two revolvers and four semi-automatic pistols.

The revolvers were a Smith & Wesson 627 Snub Nose and a Smith & Wesson 629 Snub Nose.

The semi-automatic pistols were a Glock 17, M1911A1, Sig Sauer P226 and a Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark I.

Of the remaining weapons, two were of the type Democrats call “assault weapons.” These two were an AKM and an AKMS, variants of both also being manufactured and used in other countries as fully automatic.

Weapons used in season 1 of the HBO series True Detective. (HBO/Internet Movie Firearms Database)

Two other guns in real detective The first season was submachine guns, which means they are fully automatic firearms that fire pistol cartridges, such as 9mm, instead of rifle cartridges, such as .556, 308, etc. . The submachine guns were the IMI Uzi and the Intratec TEC-9.

A Winchester Model 1912 sawed-off shotgun also made an appearance in the first season, as did the M67 hand grenade.

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The first season of real detective aired in 2014.

On March 27, 2018, People The magazine reported on McConaughey’s efforts to “ban assault weapons for civilians”.

He added: “It’s a no-brainer. And to my friends who are the responsible owners of these recreational assault weapons that they use recreationally, please let’s take one for the team. here and put it down.

On June 6, 2022, Breitbart News reported that McConaughey wrote an op-ed pushing for gun control and describing the new restrictions as an “acceptable sacrifice”.

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