(NEWSER) – The lead singer of the California band playing at Paris' Bataclan theater when terrorists stormed the building says everybody should have a gun. In an interview with French TV station iTélé, Jesse Hughes of Eagles of Death Metal argues that restrictions on gun ownership in France have helped rather than hindered terrorists.

"Did your French gun control stop a single f---ing person from dying at the Bataclan?" he asks of the November massacre, per the Guardian. "I don't think so. I think the only thing that stopped it was some of the bravest men that I’ve ever seen in my life charging head-first into the face of death with their firearms."

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