“Shall not be infringed” or “not absolute”? We really can’t have it both ways, can we?
The Second Amendment to our Constitution is one of the most powerful tools that our nation has against tyranny, either foreign or domestic. It protects not only our people, but the very fabric of our democracy, and we must always be wary when our politicians consider tampering with it.
This week, as Memorial Day rolled round again, US President Joe Biden seemed to clearly indicate his willingness to take aim at the right to bear arms.
President Joe Biden pushed for more gun control on Monday, even though it was Memorial Day, a national patriotic holiday.
“The Constitution, the Second Amendment was never absolute,” Biden said to reporters.
Biden seemed to take some liberties with history, as well.
The president spoke to reporters about gun control as he returned to Washington, DC, from Delaware for Memorial Day ceremonies.
Biden falsely claimed again that Americans were unable to purchase a cannon when the Second Amendment was passed, despite being repeatedly fact-checked as false by even the Washington Post and Politifact.
“You couldn’t buy a cannon when the Second Amendment was passed and you couldn’t go out and purchase a lot of weapons,” he said.
Biden’s willingness to engage in any discussion about amending the Constitution is worrisome at best, with the Commander in Chief’s historically poor approval rating belying just how little America trusts him.