Bay Area congressman Eric Swalwell on Monday became the latest person to join the incredibly crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race.
His primary policy message of the campaign will be gun control, and he’s proposing a mandatory buyback of “military-style semiautomatic assault weapons.”
“I will be the first candidate to say that reducing gun violence has to be a top three issue,” Swalwell told Esquire. “Last year I wrote a bill calling for a buyback and ban on assault weapons — not just to ban future manufacturing, but to just take the 15 million that are out there and buy them back.”
Swalwell stated that the buyback is mandatory.
Mandatory he says. Hmmmm, sound a tad, how shall we say this, dictatorial. Yeah, how about no Rep. Swalwell. You know folks, Swalwell is the very type of person the Founders had in mind when they wrote our constitution. He is a person who does not believe in natural rights, he believes himself as fit to dictate what free people should do, and should not be able to do. And, as such, he deserves but one response