SHOCKER: Demos Demand ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban
Joe Biden uses stacked caskets as his political soapbox and victims as political fodder.
For the second time in a week, an older California man of Chinese ancestry committed a “mass shooting,” the second one attacking a group of Chinese and Latino farmworkers. Chunli Zhao, 66, targeted specific individuals at two mushroom farms in Half Moon Bay, murdering five men and two women. He was captured shortly after the assault, and San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus concluded, “All the evidence we have points to this being workplace violence.”
This assault followed, in copycat fashion, that of 72-year-old Huu Can Tran, who killed 11 people of Asian ancestry in Monterey Park. Neither of these assailants fit the typical profile of young sociopathic mass murderers, nor do the profiles of the most prolific murderer demographic, mostly black men who kill other black men in mostly Democrat-controlled urban centers nationwide.
Crime researcher Heather Mac Donald notes the inconvenient truth about black assailants: “Dozens of blacks are murdered every day, more than all white and Hispanic murder victims combined, even though blacks are only 13 percent of the nation’s population. Blacks between the ages of ten and twenty-four are muderef at twenty-five times the rate of whites between those same ages. Their assailants are not the police, not other whites, but other blacks.”
Notably, black assailants attack people of Asian descent in grossly disproportionate numbers, which might explain the spike of firearm purchases by people of Asian ancestry.
The fact that neither of the assailants fit Joe Biden’s favored “white supremacist” profile did not stop him from trotting out his familiar call for banning so-called “assault weapons.” This despite the fact that neither of the assailants used rifles in the attacks.
Fact is, rifles of any type and shotguns combined are used in less than 3% of all homicides, but Biden has never let facts get in the way of his political agenda.
Predictably, Biden again used stacked caskets as his political soapbox and victims as political fodder: “For the second time in recent days, California communities are mourning the loss of loved ones in a senseless act of gun violence. … I once again urge both chambers of Congress to act quickly and deliver this Assault Weapons Ban to my desk, and take action to keep American communities, schools, workplaces, and homes safe.”
Yes, “act quickly,” before dullard Demo constituents realize the leftist “gun violence” mantra is a facade to conceal the real issue: Violence is a cultural problem spawned by generations of failed socialist Democrat policies.
For the record, if Biden actually wanted to “take action to keep American communities, schools, workplaces, and homes safe,” he would turn his attention to the illegal drug killing more than five times more Americans each year, than those killed by assailants with illegal firearms. In 2022, there were an estimated 110,000 drug overdoses, mostly fentanyl which is pouring across our open southern border. Fentanyl deaths surged again in 2022, and despite the fact the Biden administration is trying to put a smiley-face on it, almost all of it is being muled into the U.S. by the more than three-million illegal immigrants Biden has invited in. And the fastest growing overdose demographic is infants and toddlers who are exposed to the deadly drug.
In fact, so prevalent is this deadly drug that the antidote naloxone now carried by first responders nationwide is increasingly required to save first responders because of fentanyl cross-contamination when responding to overdose calls or making drug arrests.
California Governor Gavin Newsom, who will likely be the 2024 Demo presidential nominee, piled on: “Gun safety works, we will not back away from the resolve. But we can’t do this alone, and with all due respect, we feel like we are. … I mean, the Second Amendment is becoming a suicide pact.”
“Gun safety works”? Of course, in leftist parlance, “gun safety” means the incremental deconstruction and repeal of the Second Amendment, the “palladium of the liberties of a republic.”
Again, for the record, as political analyst David Harsanyi notes: “California already has ‘universal’ background checks. It has a 10-day waiting period limit for handgun purchases, a microstamping system, a personal safety test, the ability to sue gun manufacturers even if they haven’t broken any law, an age hike on the purchase of certain firearms including rifles from 18 to 21, ‘red flag’ laws that allow police to confiscate guns without due process, a ban on magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, among many other restrictions. Short of letting cops smash down the doors of peaceful gun owners, California has a law for it. And all it’s done is leave its citizens defenseless.”
As for Newsom and California, National Review’s Jim Geraghty asks, “How do you ban something that is already illegal?” Even CNN acknowledged that the weapon used by Huu Can Tran, described as an “assault style pistol,” was illegal, and that “California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country.”
Finally, for context, Democrats fomented the violent “summer of rage” riots in 2020, unleashing a record surge of murder and violent assaults across the nation, and that surge continued into 2021 and 2022 — though murders and mass shootings declined slightly last year. Again, violence is a cultural problem, spawned by generations of failed socialist Democrat policies.
Footnote: Firearms used for suicide represents 54% of all deaths involving firearms. The Left’s support for assisted suicide is in conflict with their support for gun control.
Semper Vigilans Fortis Paratus et Fidelis
Pro Deo et Libertate — 1776
- mass murder
- gun control
- Second Amendment
- Joe Biden
- assault weapons
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