President Joe Biden spoke from the White House on Tuesday, March 23, to demand that Congress pass more gun-control laws. On his way to look presidential in Colorado, he said, “I don’t need to wait another minute, let alone an hour to take common-sense steps that’ll save the lives in the future.” Then Biden moved gun control to the front-burner by urging Congress to pass more laws that have failed to reduce murders. However, for gaining progressive political points and reducing Americans’ liberty and power, new gun controls are just the ticket.
Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste
Biden went off to stand over dead bodies in Colorado for his campaign to reduce Americans’ civil rights. Meanwhile, back in D.C., the very Congress he implored to pass new gun controls was hearing an inconvenient truth. It happened at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing thrown together to capitalize on the murders in the Atlanta massage parlors falsely claimed to be “hate crimes.” Chris Cheng, a champion competitive shooter of Asian ancestry, testified that gun-control laws are racist and threaten Asian-Americans instead of protecting them. “We need to defend ourselves. Not three days or 20 days from now, but today. Right now.”
Biden used his time at the podium to state, again, without evidence, that the Atlanta massage parlor murders were motivated by racial animus. Politically speaking, there is every incentive to label the massacre a hate crime. Just think, six dead people who are victims...