When we talk about gun laws, whether making new ones or keeping them the same, you want someone who actually knows what they’re talking about doing, right?
And yet, Democratic President Joe Biden has repeatedly proved that he knows nothing about firearms and shouldn’t be trying to implement new laws for them.
The last case occurred on Friday during his speech at the National Safety Communities Summit in West Harford, Connecticut. As you can imagine, his ATF’s new proposed rule banning “pistol braces” came up.
Naturally, he tried to make it sound like banning these was a really good idea and one that would save lives. But his complete ignorance of all things firearms made that next to impossible.
A pistol brace, usually used as an accessory for AR-15 style pistols, is quite simply a device that acts as a stock, the rear part of a larger gun. It “attaches to the rear of a pistol and rests around the user’s firearm,” according to concealedcarry.com.
Basically, it acts as a brace, providing a bit more support and stabilizing the gun while it’s shooting. Many disabled veterans and individuals have found this is one of the only ways in which they can use a gun at all.
But according to Biden, that’s not all they do.
“Put a pistol on a brace, it turns into a gun – makes it more – you can have a higher caliber weapon, higher caliber bullet coming out of that gun.”
BIDEN: "Put a pistol on a brace, it turns into a gun — makes it more — you can have a higher-caliber weapon, higher-caliber bullet coming out of that gun!" pic.twitter.com/kVIguUATau
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) June 17, 2023
Now, even if you only have Call of Duty gun experience, it should be pretty clear that adding a brace to the rear of any gun does not affect the bullet size that the weapon can then fire. Ballistics and the action aren’t even involved.
Biden has no idea what he’s talking about. And when it comes to guns, he hasn’t ever. After all, this is not the first time he’s made bizarre and nearly incomprehensible gun comments.
And yet, he thinks he has a right to have a say in our gun laws? I don’t think so.