According to the Washington Examiner, Cory Booker supports legislation that would throw Americans behind bars if they don’t turn in their “assault weapons.”
Booker is specifically referring to a buyback program where citizens turn in their guns so that they can later be sold to the government.
The New Jersey Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful declared that incarceration could be a possible option after a “reasonable period” has elapsed after the buyback offer.
Booker told CNN, “Again, we should have a law that bans these weapons, and we should have a reasonable period in which people can turn in these weapons. Right now we have a nation that allows in streets and communities like mine these weapons that should not exist.”
This statement came after the unveiling of Booker’s latest gun control proposal. BLP reported on the contents of this package which include a national licensing program for gun owners, bans on assault weapons, bump stocks, and high-capacity magazines, and limits on monthly gun purchases.
Booker’s latest gun control proposal highlights how gun control has now become a litmus test issue for virtually all Democrats in the 2020 presidential elections.
White Pill: Montana House Moves Constitutional Carry Bill Forward
Constitutional Carry is one ray of hope for the Right.
On January 20, 2021, the Montana House of Representatives passed Constitutional Carry legislation, HB102.
Weingarten provided some context to the significance of this bill’s progress:
The bill is the accumulation of a decade and a half of struggle against Democrat Governors, who have repeatedly vetoed reform legislation passed with large majorities in the legislature. Numerous sections in the bill show the Montana legislature has learned the lesson from other states as they restore the right to keep and bear arms.
Montana’s Senate is made up of 31 Republicans and 19 Democrats and Governor Greg Gianforte is a Republican, so the passage of this bill augurs well. If passed, HB102 would make Montana the 17th Constitutional Carry state.
Montana is already a very gun-friendly state, and represents a low-hanging fruit for Second Amendment activists to tap into.
Constitutional Carry has been one of the most successful movements on the Right over the past twenty years. It’s easy to complain about the corrupt status quo, but there are still plenty of ways right-wingers can score victories. Constitutional Carry is one of them.
It would behoove the Right to analyze existing trends and build off movements that are already producing results. There’s no need to embark on quixotic campaigns that end up being total fools’ errands. Find what’s already working and run with it.
The Swamp1 day ago
Democrats Move to Ban Trump Supporters From Joining the Military and Holding Federal Jobs
White House3 days ago
Biden White House Makes YouTube Upload of Inaugural Speech ‘Unlisted’ After Being Flooded With Dislikes
Big League Wellness2 days ago
Biden Nullifies Trump Executive Order Issued to Reduce Prices of Insulin and Epinephrine
Congress4 days ago
115 House Republicans Sign Onto Effort to Remove Neocon Liz Cheney as GOP Chair
Congress2 days ago
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls Biden a ‘Threat to National Security’, Files Impeachment Resolution
Tech3 days ago
Lawsuit: Twitter Kept Child Porn on Platform Because It Does Not Violate Their Terms of Service
Deep State4 days ago
Disgraced Former CIA Chief John Brennan: Biden White House Will Use Homeland Security to Crush Trump ‘Insurgency’
Politics3 days ago
Mitch McConnell Censured by Nelson County, Kentucky Republican Party for Betrayal of President Trump