Gavin Newsom Tries to Mansplain Gun Law to Six-Time Olympic Medalist, Fails

Christine Rousselle
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Posted: Sep 29, 2016 2:00 PM
Gavin Newsom Tries to Mansplain Gun Law to Six-Time Olympic Medalist, Fails

Olympic shooter Kim Rhode is a certifiable badass. She's the first Olympian ever to win medals on five continents, and she's the first Summer Olympian to medal in six consecutive Olympic Games.

In addition to her impressive talent at winning Olympic medals, she's also an outspoken supporter of the Second Amendment and has appeared in a series of ads against a proposed initiative in her home state of California that would make it much harder for her to legally practice her sport.

Prop 63 would require background checks and sales records for ammunition purchases, outlaw magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. Competitive shooters claim that the initiative would cause "bureaucratic nightmares" for keeping an adequate supply of ammo necessary for practice.

Gov. Newsom attempted to effectively "mansplain" Prop 63 on Twitter to Rhode, and let's just say it didn't go as planned.

To which Rhode had a few issues with:

As of press time, Newsom has not yet responded to Rhode's offer.