America's First Freedom - September 2021 - 43

These five facts prove President Joe Biden
doesn't care about the victims of violent criminals.
By Mark Chesnut
n most of his speeches and
other appearances, President
Joe Biden (D) talks at
length about victims, often citing
them by name and mentioning
where and when they died. Yet a
closer look at his many proposals
proves he doesn't really care
about these victims. He is simply
focused on strategies to reduce
the rights of lawful gun owners-particular
examples are just
sometimes useful to his desire to
curtail this individual right.
Instead of focusing on stopping and
catching violent criminals, Biden has
openly declared that lawful gun owners,
gun manufacturers and fi rearm retailers
are the enemy of his administration.
Biden wants to ban guns, to run gunmakers
out of business, to limit magazine
capacities, to end private transfers of fi rearms
and to pass other restrictions that
only target law-abiding gun owners and
manufacturers.
With that critically important point in
mind, let's take a look at fi ve facts that
prove the president doesn't really care about
the victims of violent criminals his proposals
wouldn't stop.
Photo: Susan Walsh/AP
I
1
Biden Won't
Even Call
Violent Crime
What It Is
INTERESTINGLY, YOU'LL RARELY
hear President Biden talk about
violent crime, violent criminals or
criminal violence; instead, he tends
to use phrases like " gun violence "
and " public-health crisis " to make it
all about guns. Likewise, you'll rarely
hear him talk about ratcheting up
law-enforcement eff orts in locations
with runaway violent crime. He also
doesn't like to talk about vigorous
prosecution of those arrested for violent
assault and murder.
Biden's focus on the gun, not the
criminal, and his semantic use of
certain catchphrases, such as " gun
violence, " is an intentional strategy
to try to convince Americans who
are somewhere in the middle on this
issue to agree with him that our Second
Amendment rights need to be
curtailed or outright taken away.
Th e same can be said for Biden's
insistence that guns contribute to
some sort of public-health epidemic.
What is dangerous to public health
are violent criminals who repeatedly
prey on those who can't protect
themselves, but these victims are
subsequently ignored by cynical politicians
who claim to believe guns
are the problem.
Besides the fallacy of using the
term " epidemic " to describe violent
crime when discussing the criminal
misuse of fi rearms, the talk is nonsense
when you look at criminal violence
over the past few decades. Until
2020, America had seen a long, overall
decline in violent crime. Last year
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