In this election season, even simple reporting of these candidates’ positions on the Second Amendment would sound like hyperbole to anyone who, say, has been off the grid for a few years.
President’s Column | Gun Owners Involved In Politics Can Help Decide Elections, Protect Second Amendment
The next two years may very well decide the future of the Second Amendment in America. Elections will be taking place in a handful of states this fall, and the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and the presidency will be up for grabs in 2020.
When gun control came up at the second Democratic presidential debate, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) rattled off the usual list of gun-control restrictions most of the Democratic candidates have publicly endorsed and added in something from 2002. He proposed changes to how money is spent by associations and others in politics.
Many Democrats would like to regain the power to silence those they tax, restrict and regulate.
In the long history of forgotten presidential hopefuls who ran aground due to their misunderstandings of America it is hard find a more stupefying example than Rep. Eric Swalwell.