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Don Jr. Makes GREAT POINT About Democrat Hypocrisy on Felons Voting

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 On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Donald Trump Jr. criticized 2020 Democratic presidential candidates for being “more concerned” about giving more rights to felons than law-abiding gun owners.

On Twitter, Trump Jr. questioned the Democrats’ logic, “What does it say about the modern-day Democrat Party that @BernieSanders and @KamalaHarris seem more concerned about giving mass murderers like the Boston Marathon Bomber voting rights, than protecting the civil rights of law abiding American citizens who legally own guns?”

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The son of the sitting president was referencing the arguments that Senators Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris made at CNN town hall meetings on Monday.

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The Vermont Senator said that all felons should have the right to vote while in prison. Above all, domestic terrorists like the Boston Marathon bomber.

Specifically, the Senator asserted that “I think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy.”

Sanders added, “Yes, even for terrible people, because once you start chipping away … you’re running down a slippery slope. … I do believe that even if they are in jail, they’re paying their price to society, but that should not take away their inherent American right to participate in our democracy.”

In the same token, Harris stressed the need to have the “formerly incarcerated” keep their right to vote.

Harris did not give a firm answer about whether current felons should have that right.

The California Senator said, “I think we should have that conversation.”

BLP has reported that both Sanders and Harris support stricter gun laws.

While mass incarceration has become a huge issue in the 2020 elections, Democrats have exploited the topic to even cover violent felons.

At this point, Democratic frontrunners appear to be more concerned about the rights of violent felons rather than law-abiding gun owners.

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Democrats Introduce Expanded Background Check Legislation

Democrats are going to implement a background check which targets “extremism.”

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Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy and California Congressman Mike Thompson brought forward legislation on March 2, 2021 that aims to broaden the federal background check system on firearms sales, according to a report by The Hill.

Under The Background Check Expansion Act,  gun sales and purchases between all unlicensed sellers and buyers would be subject to a mandatory background check. The background checks would not be applicable for law enforcement officers, lending out firearms for the purpose of hunting, temporary transfers for self-defense, or family members gifting a firearm. 

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and 43 Senate Democrats have co-sponsored this bill. Thompson, who is the chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, reintroduced this legislation in the U.S. House

“For years, the bipartisan House-passed background checks bill languished in the Senate under Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Now, with Senate Democrats in the Majority, we have the opportunity to act on this overwhelmingly popular, lifesaving legislation to protect American communities,” Schumer declared in a press release.

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According to a CBS News report, President Joe Biden has repeatedly called on Congress to pass stiffer gun control laws. This gun control bill will not pass so easily given how it will need 10 Republican senators to vote in favor of it.

Against the backdrop of the January 6 storming of the Capitol, such a background check will likely feature provisions that target so-called “extremists.” The ruling class has routinely lumped average gun owners with domestic extremists and will most certainly use recent events to justify encroachments on people’s right to bear arms. 

Biden is a veteran of the gun control movement, as evidenced by his sponsorship of the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990 and the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban. With Democrats in control of all branches of the federal government, they will certainly move to pass gun control. However, their success is not guaranteed due to moderate Democrats like Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema and West Virginia Joe Manchin not being completely receptive to radical gun control that could alienate them from their more right-wing constituents.

Nevertheless, the Left has shown that it’s willing to act regardless of the political context. Keeping this in mind, gun owners must be ready to beat back any kind of gun control coming from D.C. Such fights will allow the Right to rebuild its forces and make a splash in the 2022 midterms and the 2024 presidential race. 

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