Last night’s Democratic presidential debate featured plenty of support for stricter gun control, to nobody’s surprise. Even Bernie Sanders, who opposed the Brady Act, started backpedaling on his record and said he supported the prosecution of gun manufacturers.
By this point, everyone assumes that Democrats are anti-gun. But why should they be? Stricter gun control would rely on police for enforcement and — as progressives know too well — police tend to target minorities. Far from their dream of a gun-free America, progressives would wake up to the nightmare of more black men prosecuted for non-violent “crimes.”
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