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Philadelphia shootout puts the lie to the anti-gun lobby

Wednesday’s shooting incident, in which it is reported that Maurice Hill injured 6 police officers during a standoff after officers served a warrant for the arrest of suspected drug dealers in Northeast Philadelphia, demonstrates the hypocrisy of the left on the gun restriction issue.  (On Thursday another shooting incident in Philadelphia injured five persons.) Within one hour of the first incident, Kamala Harris rushed to condemn pro-gun rights groups and urge greater restrictions on legitimate and honest persons owning guns.  Soon after, Cory Booker gave his rendition of “take-away” guns. Both senators know better and demonstrate the lie that underscores their desire to limit the Second Amendment.

First, it is important to understand these two dishonest politicians’ background.  Senator Booker of New Jersey was the mayor of Newark, NJ from 2006-13.  This is one of the most crime-infested cities in America.  The largest city in New Jersey with a population of 280,000, it has been in decline since the 1950’s when the population exceeded 400,000.  The city demographic is over 50% minority with an average income about one-half of the national level.  […]

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