Bernie Sanders had a rough time at the She The People Forum on Wednesday on April 25, 2019.
During this discussion, Sanders was asked how he would battle “white supremacy”.
Host Aimee Allison specifically pressed Sanders on his devotion to the African American community.
The Washington Examiner detailed how Sanders’ talk was met with hostility from the audience when he mentioned his presence at the March on Washington:
He mentioned he was present during the historic March on Washington in 1963 with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which prompted members of the audience to groan. According to Fox News, someone shouted from the audience “We know!
Sanders continued reaffirming his civil rights credentials by citing his involvement in Jesse Jackson’s 1988 presidential campaign.
“As somebody who actively supported Jesse Jackson’s campaign, as one of the few white elected officials to do so in ’88, I have dedicated my life to the fight against racism, and sexism, and discrimination of all forms.”
In the middle of the audience’s heckling, Sanders declared President Donald Trump is the “most dangerous president” in modern history and called for Democrats to be united in 2020.
Co-Host Joy Reid then asked Sanders how his campaign would benefit black women, which Sanders responded with “Black women will be an integral part of what our campaign, and what our administration is about. Okay?”
He would then be cut off by hecklers in the audience who were not satisfied with his responses.
Despite making mass incarceration a major plank of his 2020 run, Sanders has had trouble gaining the confidence of the African American base of the Democratic Party.
BLP covered how Sanders went as far as to suggest that felons like the Boston Marathon bomber should be allowed to vote.
In the modern-day Democratic Party, which is consumed with identity politics, Sanders might struggle to come out on top during the 2020 Democratic Party primaries.
Merrick Garland Suggests that Getting Rid of Lawsuit Protections is Not a Second Amendment Violation
Garland as AG will be a disaster for the right to bear arms.
If Merrick Garland is nominated as Attorney General, the Second Amendment is in big trouble.
Based on his comments at a Senate hearing on February 22, 2021, Garland made a suggestion that the repeal of lawsuit protections for gun manufacturers is not unconstitutional.
AWR Hawkins of Breitbart News reminded his readers that President Joe Biden campaigned on a platform of repealing the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), which shielded lawful gun manufacturers from lawsuits.
In a previous Breitbart News report, Biden spoke at an MSNBC forum in 2019 alongside gun control organizations such as March for Our Lives where he expressed his support for gun manufacturers to be subject to lawsuits.
At the speech, Biden suggested that the PLCC be repealed. He declared, “No other outfit in history has gotten this kind of protection” and asserted that the legal actions would bring about “change overnight.”
In a subsequent occasion on February 7, 2020, Breitbart News covered Biden’s remarks to a New Hampshire crowd, in which he stated that it was a “mistake” to shield firearms manufacturers from lawsuits. He continued, “The first thing I’m going to do as president is work to get rid of that.”
Later that month, Breitbart News recalled how Biden called out gun manufacturers at a South Carolina rally and boasted, “I’m going to take you down.”
According to a report by The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah Senator Mike Lee asked Garland about his views on removing protections for gun manufacturers. Garland responded, “I have not thought myself deeply about this. I don’t think it raises a Second Amendment issue.”
When he was questioned if he is in favor of Biden’s plans to ban so-called “assault weapons”, Garland responded, “Where there is room under the law for the president’s policies to be pursued, then I think the president is entitled to pursue them.”
Biden’s track record as a gun control proponent is well-documented. From his support of gun-free zones at schools to the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban, Biden is Gun Control Inc.’s guy. With Democrats in control of the House and the Senate, there will most certainly be attempts to ram gun control down our throats. If they can’t beat us legislatively, they will most certainly use the courts to undermine the Second Amendment. Pro-gun organizations should be ready to lawyer up and use whatever means possible to keep courts from destroying our rights.
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