(Republican Insider) – After the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, Democrats are doing their predictable gun control song and dance. We all knew it was coming after Buffalo, the school shooting in Uvalde made it completely inevitable.
The Democrats typical talking point is against “assault weapons” which no one on the left can seem to define. Essentially they could label any and all guns as “assault weapons” in the event that they actually manage to pass gun control measures in violation of the Second Amendment.
Kamala Harris is as clueless as the rest of the folks on the left. All she has are emotional arguments because reality does not support banning so-called “assault weapons.”
During remarks she made in Buffalo on Saturday, Harris said these supposed “assault weapons” have “no place in civil society” and are designed for the specific purpose of killing a lot of humans quickly.
Her solution: ban them all, of course. As Harris claims, gun bans “work.”
Guess no one has ever told her about Columbine in which a gunman used weapons that were actually banned at that time.
According to the New York Post, Harris made the remarks after attending a funeral for one of the 10 victims killed during a massacre at a grocery store on May 14.
“On the issue of gun violence, I will say, as I’ve said countless times, we are not sitting around waiting to figure out what the solution looks like. You know, we’re not looking for a vaccine,” Harris said.
“We know what works on this. It includes, let’s have an assault weapons ban,” she went on.
NEW – Kamala Harris demands a ban on all "assault weapons" in the US, says they have "no place in civil society."pic.twitter.com/Pech6c8s7s
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“You know what an assault weapon is? You know how an assault weapon was designed?” she continued, “It was designed for a specific purpose — to kill a lot of human beings quickly. An assault weapon is a weapon of war with no place, no place in a civil society.”
Harris even shamelessly pushed her gun control agenda during the funeral she was attending for Buffalo shooting victim, 86-year-old Ruth Whitfield. During remarks she gave at the funeral she said, “enough is enough,” and cited other recent mass shootings to try to make her case.
“There’s a through-line to what happened here in Buffalo, in Texas, in Atlanta, in Orlando, what happened at the synagogues, and so this is a moment that requires all good people, all God-loving people, to stand up and say, ‘We will not stand for this,’” Harris said.
That’s right. If you love God, you had better lay down your weapons. You can trust the US government. It’s not like its being led by a fraudulent regime that stole the 2020 election or anything.
Democrats don’t waste any time to rally for gun control in the wake of tragic mass shootings, the only problem is, there’s no historical evidence to suggest stricter gun laws would actually stop gun violence and mass shootings from happening.
As a matter of fact, the only thing we can count on is criminals still getting their hands on guns while the rest of us law abiding citizens are left defenseless.
One of the most well-known mass shootings in US history further proves this.
The Western Journal reported:
On April 20, 1999, 12 students and one teacher were killed by gunmen Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. The attack, which shook a nation, took place as so-called “assault weapons” were banned under a 1994 federal law. That law didn’t expire until 2004.
Why didn’t the ban stop the students? Partially because, as the Violence Policy Center pointed out, they mostly used weapons not covered by the law. And other laws, such as those putting age limits on gun purchases, didn’t work because other people either bought weapons for the minors or sold guns to them in contravention of the law.
The biggest issue that Columbine and the most recent shootings expose are the fact that major red flags have consistently been missed in the lives of those who carry out these heinous acts.
Also, as is almost always the case, red flags were missed. Harris had been reported to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for threatening to kill a student and for stating on his website that he wanted to kill people, according to CNN. His ideas included planting explosives around Littleton — and describing how the explosives would be manufactured.
Mental illness is the true problem leading to these mass shootings and until Americans want to have a real discussion about what needs to be done about it, these kinds of things are going to continue happening with or without gun control.
The other issue is that the term “assault weapon” has yet to be defined and even Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Steve Dettelbach, admitted last week that even he had no definition for the term, despite calling for a ban of them himself.
The Western Journal further reported:
At the time of the Columbine massacre, an “assault weapon” was defined by the federal government as either a number of specific gun models as well as semiautomatic pistols, rifles and shotguns used in combination with at least two specified features. (For example, a semiautomatic rifle equipped with a pistol grip and a folding or telescoping stock would be considered an “assault weapon” under the legislation. However, most firearms are semiautomatic, however — and since guns are modular, those items could be added later.)
Only one of the four guns used by the killers was covered by the ban — the Tec-DC9, which was specifically banned by name in the legislation. The gun was grandfathered in under the bill, meaning existing Tec-DCs could be sold to those over 18. The seller the teens purchased from knew they were too young to buy it, according to the Violence Policy Center.
In other words, mentally ill individuals looking to kill people will use whatever weapons they can get their hands on whether or not they’re banned.
It doesn’t matter what weapon a shooter uses. The people carrying out these shootings aren’t going into police stations. They know when they go into a school or grocery store that there’s a high probability that they’ll be the only ones shooting. If gun laws are even stricter, they can have even more confidence that there will be no return fire.
Democrat President Joe Biden tries to crack a joke during a press conference about 18 children being murdered: "Deer aren't running through the forest with Kevlar vests on for God's sake!" pic.twitter.com/k8muex6bhZ
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) May 25, 2022
The Democrats don’t care at all about slain Americans past, present, or future and gun control is a scam. Its only purpose is to disarm the American people so we are no longer a threat to tyranny.
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