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Congressman Ken Buck Challenges Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke To Confiscate His AR-15

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Colorado Congressman Ken Buck challenged Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke to enact gun confiscation policies on an AR-15 rifle Buck keeps in his Washington, D.C office, displaying the weapon in a video on his Twitter feed Friday morning.

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Anti-gun liberals fumed in the responses of Buck’s video, apparently under the false impression that the American-flag decorated AR was loaded. It’s quite obvious the weapon is intended for display and ceremonial purposes at the congressional office.

Buck has clarified that the rifle has been rendered inoperable, allowing him to receive permission from Capital police to take it into his office. Washington D.C has an assault weapons ban. Thus, the liberals that thought Buck was violating rules of gun safety by removing the weapon from the wall were unaware it’s harmless.

Liberals such as O’Rourke have claimed defiance to planned gun confiscation attempts on their part represent some sort of extremism, while ignoring the reality that actively confiscating legally owned guns from law-abiding Americans is as extreme and anti-constitutional as it gets.

Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, has stated he’s going to rely upon the infamously anti-gun rights O’Rourke to “take care of the gun problem for him.”

O’Rourke was one of the few Democrats to run for President with the stated policy desire of actively confiscating semiautomatic rifles from every American in “mandatory buybacks.” For Biden to actively defer to him on gun policy shows he’d be willing to consider policy on the matter from the extreme liberal fringe of the Democratic Party, outpacing even democratic socialist Bernie Sanders in hostility to gun rights.

 

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Black Rifle Coffee Does Not Support Second Amendment Hero Kyle Rittenhouse

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Black Rifle Coffee, a coffee company based in Salt Lake City, is not defending 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse.

The company said that it was against a tweet that Blaze Media reporter, Elijah Schaeffer,  posted that featured Rittenhouse wearing a Black Rifle Coffee Company shirt captioned “Kyle Rittenhouse drinks the best coffee in America.” Rittenhouse was released on November 20, 2020 after supporters were able to raise $2 million for his bail. 

In the tweet, Schaeffer posted a discount code for the coffee. Sara Tabin of The Salt Lake Tribune noted that online Twitter users “questioned whether the coffee company had a sponsorship deal with Rittenhouse and accused it of supporting murder and hate.”

This prompted Black Rifle Coffee, the sponsor of the Slightly Offens*ve podcast, to release a statement on November 21 declaring that it is not sponsoring or supporting Rittenhouse.

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Initially, there was a misunderstanding about the company withdrawing its sponsorship of Slightly Offens*ve. However, a spokesperson for the company told the Salt Lake Tribune on November 21 that “We are not fluctuating our ad spend.” The coffee spokesperson added “We did have a conversation with Schaffer, and he understands that the post was a mistake.”

She stressed, “We don’t traffic in national tragedy and to us, that’s what this is. We are not legal experts or members of law enforcement. We fully support all law enforcement officials and believe in the integrity of the legal system.”

The spokesperson reiterated that the company will maintain its sponsorship of Blaze Media. She explained: “Our concern is that use of the discount code in the post did not reflect our values. That’s a concern we’ve addressed with the journalist and that he understands.”

Blaze employees “make decisions about how to allocate ad dollars within the Blaze,” she remarked. Although the spokesperson did not go into further detail about the company’s status as a podcast sponsor, it noted that the coffee company and the Blaze are in talks about “how to move forward with the allocation of ad dollars.”

Black Rifle Coffee positions itself as a pro-Second Amendment, conservative company that was founded by veterans. Black Rifle Coffee co-founder Evan Hafer released a statement on November 21 declaring that “We do not support legal advocacy efforts. We do not sponsor nor do we have a relationship with the 17-year-old facing charges in Kenosha, WI.”

At the moment, Rittenhouse is facing two counts of first-degree murder for shooting and killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber during a Black Lives Matter riot back in August. In addition, he’s being charged with one count of being a minor in possession of a firearm. During the riots, Rittenhouse was attacked by Rosenbaum. Rittenhouse was carrying an AR-style rifle as he was walking down the street to protect private property from looters.

It is disappointing to see supposedly pro-Second Amendment businesses fold to the mob. Although the Left is very effective at mass politics and causing certain businesses to get cancelled, some businesses will have to take a stand. Submission to these radicals only encourages them to become bolder in their attacks. 

Can Americans actually grow a spine for once?

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