US 2nd Amendment Under Assault, Freedom Firearms Guns Defense
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Thu May 26 15:15:43 PDT 2022
Joe Biden Dems are Liars and Frauds...
Gets repeatedly spanked and checked on basic facts...
Biden Repeats False Claim About The Second Amendment
Joe Biden declared Wednesday during remarks on the Texas school
shooting that the right to bear arms in the U.S. is “not absolute”.
After signing an executive order to reform policing, and wheeling out
George Floyd’s family for the press, Biden addressed the shooting,
saying he “just sick and tired.”
“When in God’s name will we do what needs to be done to, if not
completely stop, fundamentally change the amount of the carnage that
goes on in this country?” Biden continued.
Then came the kicker.
“The Second Amendment is not absolute. When it was passed, you
couldn’t own a cannon…there’s always been limitations,” Biden
Biden: "Second Amendment Is Not Absolute"; There’s Always Been
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) May 25, 2022
Biden continually makes this argument. Just last month, he repeatedly
lied during a gun control speech, claiming that from its very
inception the Second Amendment never allowed for Americans to own any
firearms they desire.
BIDEN: "You couldn't buy a cannon when the Second Amendment passed."
That's not true. pic.twitter.com/absJjj3eUP
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) April 11, 2022
Really? “Certain people from the very beginning weren’t allowed to
That’s just plainly false.
Constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley 'fact-checked' Biden:
Once again, there were no federal laws barring cannon ownership
when the Second Amendment was enacted. Gun laws remained local matters
and I do not know of any bans on cannons or other gun types until much
later in our history. Early local laws did control concealed weapons,
though concealed cannons were not part of those ordinances.
Indeed, the Constitution itself supports private cannon ownership
in the case of privateers. Article 1, Section 8, Clause 11 allows
Congress to “grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal.” That allowed
private parties to privateer on the high seas with . . . cannons.
(Recently some members of Congress wanted to issues such letters of
Marque again to enlist privateers in the fight against Russia).
As with the failure to acknowledge the limitations on the range of
legislative options due to Second Amendment protections, President
Biden is undermining efforts to reach common ground with this repeated
false claim. If we are going to reach what the President calls
“commonsense” responses to this massacres, we must start from a common
understanding of the constitutional and historical foundations for
It isn’t the first time Biden has made this claim. When he was running
against Trump, Biden outlined his gun control manifesto, and further
claimed “From the very beginning you weren’t allowed to have certain
weapons,” adding “You weren’t allowed to own a cannon during the
Revolutionary War as an individual.”
Biden’s claim has been fact checked and found to be completely false.
The Washington Post wrote that “Some readers might think this is a
relatively inconsequential flub. But we disagree,” adding “Every U.S.
president has a responsibility to get American history correct,
especially when he’s using a supposed history lesson in service of a
“The president’s push for more gun restrictions is an important part
of his political platform, so he undercuts his cause when he cites
faux facts,” the Post added.
As we noted yesterday, a whole host of anti-Second Amendment actors
again jumped to action within minutes of the horrific event in Texas
to play politics.
Michael Moore literally called for immediately scrapping the Second Amendment.
In response, Florida Congressman Randy Fine tweeted that Biden should
“try to take our guns and you’ll learn why the Second Amendment was
written in the first place.”
I have news for the embarrassment that claims to be our President
— try to take our guns and you’ll learn why the Second Amendment was
written in the first place.
— Rep. Randy Fine (@VoteRandyFine) May 25, 2022
Anti-gun ‘activists’ accused Fine of “threatening gun violence,” and
immediately alerted the authorties:
Let me go ahead and tag the @FBI, @CIA and @SecretService to come
and scoop you up.
— Ebony Jade Hilton, MD (@EbonyJHilton_MD) May 25, 2022
Reported. @VoteRandyFine just threatened gun violence the day
after 19 children were slaughtered by gun violence. TF is wrong with
— Titus (@TitusNation) May 25, 2022
Are you threatening president Biden ?because it sure sounds like it.
— ✌🏼rosanna arquette (@RoArquette) May 25, 2022
This is the language of fascism, not democracy. In a democracy, we
don’t threaten the president with guns (hi @SecretService) & we
understand our rights must be balanced in a way that protects people.
If your priority is protecting guns not babies you don’t belong in
— Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) May 25, 2022
This MAGA-Republican argues we don’t need violent history checks
on firearms by violently threatening the President. This is exactly
why we need gun discipline in America. https://t.co/yUSED0elr1
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) May 25, 2022
In response, Fine told Florida Today that “Joe Biden needs to learn a
history lesson,” adding that “The history of our nation is predicated
on people being afraid of an overbearing federal government.”
“Joe Biden can go on TV and not wait one minute before he blames
Republicans and demands our guns be seized. That’s apparently ‘peace
and unity.’ We respond and we’re riling people up,” Fine further
asserted, adding that “If the president of the United States wants to
politicize a tragedy, he should expect people to get angry in return.”
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