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Of all the dangers presented by the failed attack on the U.S. Capitol last year, the most ominous is an oft-repeated mantra amongst unapologetic Jan. 6 insurrectionists: Next time, we’ll bring guns.

McCall Calhoun, an attorney in Georgia and so-called Second Amendment activist, earned himself a profile in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution last year when he remarked on the social media site Parler, “They learned that today when we stormed the Capitol and took it. The word is we’re all coming back armed for war.”

And over the weekend, a man who was present for the Jan. 6 rally, Oren Orr, told The New York Times that, “Most everybody thinks we ought to have went with guns, and I kind of agree with that myself.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.