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“I grew up with guns and I like ‘em,” isn’t a sentence you normally hear from a Democrat.

But former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. is not your regular Democrat. He’s a Blue Dog Democrat from Memphis.

And Wednesday night at Quinnipiac University’s Alumni Hall in Hamden, CT, Ford professed his love for guns and God in front 200 students, faculty and community members.

As part of Quinnipiac’s Black History Month celebration, Ford, who lost a hotly-contested 2006 Senate contest to Republican Robert Corker, addressed the challenges facing America, namely, energy independence, creating global peace and stability and restoring America’s brand image abroad.

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