The Washington Post sort of buried this news in an article published the other day, and now Vice President Joe Biden has confirmed it. The White House will use Executive Orders to impose gun control on us if that’s what they have to do to get around the Second Amendment. President Obama doesn’t have much use for congress, which he sees as an impediment to the implementation of his grand plans on all of us.
“The president is going to act,” said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. “There are executives orders, there’s executive action that can be taken. We haven’t decided what that is yet. But we’re compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and the rest of the cabinet members as well as legislative action that we believe is required.”
Biden said that this is a moral issue and that “it’s critically important that we act.”
Biden talked also about taking responsible action. “As the president said, if you’re actions result in only saving one life, they’re worth taking. But I’m convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of americans and take thousands of people out of harm’s way if we act responsibly.” (Read More)
This is tyranny. And the timing is certainly questionable. Why didn’t they do this after the movie theater shooting in Aurora, CO? Why didn’t they do it after Gabby Giffords and the other victims were shot in Arizona? Oh yeah, because they knew this would be wildly unpopular and it would have affected the outcome of the election. This isn’t the sort of thing that falls under the radar. Just look at gun sales since the push for gun control began. Just today came another report of soaring gun sales. A town in Utah is actually telling people to arm their households.
Fox News has more on this latest power grab.
Somebody ought to create a White House petition demanding that every single politician that supports or rams through these gun control measures should give up their own armed protection.
Update: The First Street Journal linked and the editor is not at all happy about this latest turn of events.