Posted October 14, 2019 5:00 pm by Comments

By Cam Edwards

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

Senator Cory Booker tried to chastise fellow presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg today by proclaiming the South Bend, Indiana mayor is “doing the NRA’s work” by calling a gun ban and mandatory “buyback” exactly what it is: confiscation.

Calling buyback programs “confiscation” is doing the NRA’s work for them, @PeteButtigieg—and they don’t need our help. https://t.co/eshiBU7PIg

— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) October 14, 2019

What else would you call it when you’re told you’re no longer legally allowed to continue to own a gun you currently possess, and that you’re supposed to go to some designated time and place to hand it over to a representative of the State in exchange for some money, and that a failure to do so will result in a criminal charge if you’re caught in possession of that gun after you’re supposed to hand it over? It’s not door-to-door confiscation. It’s compensated confiscation. But it’s still confiscation.

This is a really weird argument coming from Cory Booker, because if he has a problem with Buttigieg calling it confiscation, why didn’t he rip into Beto O’Rourke when he said “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15” and your …Read the Rest

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