Kevin Sorbo’s Bonkers Take On Assault Weapons Gets Instant Fact-Check On Twitter

Sorbo’s tweet came one day after a gunman killed eight and wounded seven others at an outlet mall in Texas, and as a recent wave of mass shootings leads to renewed calls for increased gun control.

More specifically, 61 percent favor bans on the assault weapons that Sorbo claims “aren’t real.”

As a result, his tweet was widely shared ― but probably not for the reasons he would’ve hoped: