The Senate Armed Services Committee, which is led by Republicans, approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would mandate the Pentagon to rename bases and other facilities that are named in honor of Confederate military leaders, according to a report from the The Hill.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren offered the amendment and the amendment was approved by a voice vote on June 10, 2020 during the committee’s “closed-door markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).” Under this amendment, the Pentagon would be given three years to remove the Confederate names.
During a press briefing on June 10, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany also indicated that Trump would veto the NDAA if the policy bill had language that required the renaming of the bases.
“These Monumental and very Powerful Bases have become part of a Great American Heritage, and a history of Winning, Victory, and Freedom,” Trump tweeted.
“Therefore, my Administration will not even consider the renaming of these Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations,” the president added.
Two days before Trump made his tweets, an Army spokesperson said Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy and Defense Secretary Mark Esper were receptive to renaming the 10 bases that are named in honor of Confederate military leaders.
The bases, which are located in Southern states, are Fort Lee, Fort Hood, Fort Benning, Fort Gordon, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, Fort Pickett, Fort A.P. Hill, Fort Rucker, and Camp Beauregard.
The decision to change these names came during the national hysteria over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died when a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes, which allegedly caused him to suffocate.
One Republican senator on the Armed Services Committee voiced his opposition to the amendment.
“I opposed this amendment, spoke against it, and voted no in the committee,” Senator Josh Hawley tweeted on June 11. “Congress should not be mandating renaming of our bases and military installations.”
According to The Hill, the “NDAA covers everything from routine matters such as troop pay and how many planes and ships the military can buy to, often, the hot-button defense issues of the moment.”
“LET HIM VETO THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT OVER THIS ISSUE LET’S GO!” Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz tweeted on June 10 in response to the news about the amendment.
It’s good to see that there are elected officials like Josh Hawley who are willing to stand against political correctness and defend American history. Sadly, most of his republican colleagues would rather join the PC left in trying to erase American history.
Jon Ossoff’s Endorsement by Giffords Proves He is an Anti-Gun Stooge
Georgia Voters Who Care About the Second Amendment Should Reject Both Democrat Candidates
Now that former Vice President Joe Biden is the presumptive president-elect, conservatives are busy re-grouping.
Although the presidential election appears to be sorted out, electors still have to cast their ballots on December 14. On top of that, there’s still unsettled business in Georgia.
While a 50-50 split by no means guarantees that gun control will be passed at will, this puts Democrats one step closer towards implementing their anti-gun fantasies.
The case for Perdue is pretty simple. He’s a solid immigration patriot and a staunch Second Amendment supporter. He can be counted on to keep the Left in check.
Ossoff is currently endorsed by Giffords, one of the fastest growing civilian disarmament lobbies in America. This organization was founded by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and has been increasingly active in promoting anti-Second Amendment politicians over the last few years.
Giffords’ endorsement of Ossoff makes sense. According to Ossoff’s platform, he plans on prohibiting the sales of semiautomatic rifles and “high capacity” magazines. Not to mention, he wants to check off every other item on the gun grabber checkbox by supporting red flag confiscation orders, universal background checks, tighten the so-called “gun show loophole”, and implement licensing for semiautomatic rifles and handguns that millions of Americans already own.
Ossoff’s anti-gun endorsement list is quite diverse. AWR Hawkins of Breitbart News called attention to the fact that “Ossoff is also endorsed by the Mike Bloomberg-founded gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety. He is also endorsed by Everytown’s subsidiary gun control group, Moms Demand Action.”
When Gabby Giffords’ organization gave Ossoff their endorsement, they were very explicit about the intention behind endorsing Ossoff, revealing that they are “working to unseat an NRA-backed incumbent.”
An Ossoff victory, along with Raphael Warnock winning his race against Kelly Loeffler, would be big victories for Gun Control Inc. The anti-gun lobby is hungry and they’ll need a Senate majority in order to expand federal gun control.
January 5, 2021 is the pivotal date that will determine the balance of the U.S. Senate. Georgia voters have clear choices in Perdue and Loeffler. A vote for Ossoff and Warnock is a green light for Second Amendment infringements.
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