President Joe Biden may have said something for which history will remember him on Thursday as he was announcing several executive orders on gun control.
“No amendment, no amendment to the Constitution is absolute,” the president said.
He was referring to the limitations that are sometimes placed on some constitutional rights, but using that logic to justify further encroachments on the Second Amendment that would give the government control over people’s ability to own certain weapons and force them to give the government their personal information in order to own others.
“From the very beginning, you couldn’t own any weapon you wanted to own. From the very beginning that the Second Amendment existed, certain people weren’t allowed to have weapons,” he said.
He said it was “bizarre” to call his executive actions “contrary to the Constitution.” But has he even read the Constitution? It very clearly said that “the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” If anything in the Constitution is absolute, the Second Amendment is.
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