Joe Biden Wants a Huge New Tax on Gun Owners

– Re-Blogged From Mises Institute

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Joe Biden’s gun policy platform offers support for almost all conceivable forms of government restrictions on the Second Amendment. This includes bans and restrictions on sales, expansion of registration and background checks, expansion of buyback programs and gun-grabbing statutes, and the closing of all sorts of “loopholes.”1

While we are only at the policy platform stage, where proposals are grandiose and imprecise, Biden’s legislative agenda will clearly be anti–Second Amendment and not a program to reduce crime and violence. First, he wants to stop the “gun violence epidemic” with restriction on rifles when it is handgun shootings, not rifles, that are a problem and one that is mostly confined to big cities controlled by leftists. Second, he wants to go after “assault weapons” and “weapons of war” when he should know that rifles like the AK and AR “sporters” are not military-grade fully automatic weapons. Third, he would like to hold gun manufacturers civilly liable for criminal acts committed with guns, a move which would shut down the industry, the true goal.

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Calif. Gov. Newsom SUED to Halt $75M Virus Relief Payments to Illegals

‘The coronavirus challenge doesn’t give politicians a pass to violate the law…’

Headlines) California’s Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to send $75 million in taxpayer funds to illegal aliens in the form of “direct cash assistance.”

But the conservative legal watchdog Judicial Watch is suing to stop the illicit welfare payments.

California Relishes Role as Liberal Trendsetter & Trump Foe

Gavin Newsom/Photo by Ecopolitologist (CC)

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