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Joe Biden blames you for the raft of gun violence in America and not his own destructive policies.

Jesuit Joe was up to his old tricks late last week, this time proclaiming his love for “commonsense gun reform.”

So what does Joe consider “commonsense” (sic) gun reform?  He tells us.

  • Ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines
  • Strengthen background checks
  • Enact safe storage laws and red flag laws
  • Repeal the immunity that protects gun manufacturers from liability
  • Address the mental health crisis deepened by the trauma of gun violence

It’s tempting to ask Joe how he knows these things are “commonsense,” but I doubt he’d be able to give a coherent reason.  At any rate, let’s do a quick run-through of his proposals.

Ban Assault Weapons

What is an assault weapon?  Joe doesn’t tell us and neither do the other gun banners.  I say gun banners because that is what they want to do: legally bar Americans from owning firearms.  Don’t think for a minute that this is just about “assault weapons,” whatever those are, and not about the Second Amendment more broadly.

They’re coming for your handguns, your shotguns, and your 22 rifles as well.

 Same with the term “high-capacity magazine.”  What does Biden consider a high-capacity magazine?  I guess we’ll find out.  My guess is that ultimately, Biden would consider anything greater than zero to be a high-capacity magazine.

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