Despite its claims of support for the Second Amendment, these principles are decidedly anti-gun.
It used to be popular to say, “So goes California, so goes the nation.” These gun-control proposals out of San Jose, Calif., are examples of why people no longer use that saying.
Without mainstream-media cover, President Joe Biden (D) probably wouldn’t say things like this: “Today, I am calling on Congress to enact commonsense gun-law reforms, including requiring background checks on all gun sales, banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and eliminating immunity for gun manufacturers who knowingly put weapons of war on our streets.” (Emphasis is ours.)
Gun owners are accustomed to legalized discrimination. In some states, merchants still hang signs refusing to do business with us. We’re used and abused by big Hollywood. We’re outcasts in academia.