Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Hoping For Gun Control

The Daily Caller | 7/18/2019 | Staff
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Democrats running for the White House are full of, well, ideas. Not good ones mind you, but they’ve got ideas.

Even though gun control firebrand U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) dropped out of the race and is no longer threatening mass confiscation and criminal enforcement with the threat of nuclear war on U.S. citizens, that hasn’t slowed the others from concocting their own wild-eyed schemes for denying law-abiding Americans their Second Amendment rights.

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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) doubled down in a tweet on her threat to use executive action to force gun control if Congress doesn’t send her the bills she likes, should she be elected. Sen. Harris announced during a CNN townhall earlier this year that she would give Congress 100 days to send her gun control legislation that would include mandatory background checks for anyone who transfers more than five guns and a ban on modern sporting rifles and standard-capacity magazines. She also promised to revoke federal firearms licenses for any retailer who “breaks the law,” but didn’t explain if that meant an administrative record-keeping error or those who willingly and knowingly sell firearms to a prohibited person, which is an exceedingly rare event. She would also fine gun manufactures $500,000 for violations of the law.

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) wasn’t about to be left out of the gladiatorial arena of gun control politics. Sen. Booker again called for the federal gun licensing program. That would mean every American who wanted to exercise their gun rights would need to attain permission from the federal government and pay a fee to exercise that right. Sen. Booker would also limit the number of handguns a person could buy each month and require nonexistent and technically-impossible microstamping in firearms. He also would require universal...
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