Dems Oppose Bill Alerting ICE To Illegal Immigrants Trying To Buy Guns
By Tom Knighton
I get that Democrats are fond of illegal immigrants. I get that. While I don’t like it, I can at least understand that they do.
But they also tend to hate guns. After all, hasn’t the last year been filled with rhetoric about how guns are a major problem and how we need “sensible gun control” immediately if we want to stop our streets from running red with blood?
It would stand to reason that Democrats would support anything that would try to keep guns out of the hands of people who aren’t supposed to buy them. More than that, though, you’d think they’d support measures that would notify the authorities if people who weren’t allowed to buy them tried to anyway.
Well, you’d be wrong.
Democrats this week approved legislation to require background checks for essentially all sales and transfers of firearms — but rejected GOP-led efforts to amend the legislation to alert law enforcement authorities when gun buyers, including illegal immigrants, fail those background checks.
Republicans in the House charged that H.R. 8, known as “The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019,” should have included Florida Rep. Greg Steube’s proposed amendment to require that law enforcement be …Read the Rest
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