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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (L-R) Jep Robertson, Si Robertson and Willie Robertson attend an Evening By Sherri Hill fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at Trump Tower on September 9, 2013 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images

The United States doesn't need more gun control, it needs "sin control," according to "Duck Dynasty" star Si Robertson.

In a wide-ranging interview with Men's Journal, Robertson opened up about his past struggles with sin, focusing on the time when he was drafted into the Army and traveled to Vietnam.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: (L-R) Jep Robertson, Si Robertson and Willie Robertson attend an Evening By Sherri Hill fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at Trump Tower on September 9, 2013 in New York City. Credit: Getty Images

“I kept a fifth of whiskey in my pocket everywhere I went. I tried dope one time, okay, like marijuana, but why would you smoke something that makes you feel 100 years old? So, drugs wasn’t it for me. In my mind, it was alcohol and whoring around," he said.

Even though he considers himself a man of God, Robertson also reminded readers that his family, which operates a multi-million dollar Duck Commander business in Louisiana, is not perfect.

“Look, I worry that people put us on a pedestal now,” he told Men’s Journal. “We’re human beings. We make mistakes just like everybody else.”

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The Robertson family has stood up for gun rights before – Phil and Kay Robertson headlined a Friends of NRA event in Oklahoma earlier this month, according to The Enid News.

The Obama administration has been vigorously fighting for gun control since last December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn. where gunman Adam Lanza killed 26, including 20 children, before taking his own life.

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