Yesterday, President Donald Trump met with Congressional law-makers to discuss issues related to the recent shooting at a school in Florida. However, what he said has been called a “BETRAYAL” by conservatives like Ben Shapiro, received blow-back from the NRA, and caused concern among Americans who care about the Constitution and the restoration of limited government.
Trump has recently pointed out that the government has failed in regard to mental health, and at yesterday’s meeting, the President expressed his wish that the mentally ill should not have guns. Certainly, there’s plenty of room at the state level to have properly adjudicate the temporary suspension of gun rights due to diminished capacity, though the U.S. Constitution forbids the federal government from doing so. However, Trump then said something very alarming for a U.S. President to say, something that if it had passed the lips of President Obama during his tenure would’ve had nearly the whole of Texas demanding independence tomorrow:
You know, the police saw that he was a problem, they didn’t take any guns away. Now, that could have been policing. I think they should have taken them away anyway, whether they had the right or not.
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