Democrat President-elect Joe Biden announced in a statement late last week that he aims to “defeat” a civil rights organization that is dedicated to protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.
Biden made the statement last week on the 10-year anniversary of a shooting in Tucson, Arizona, that killed six people and wounded Gabby Giffords, a former congresswoman.
“As President, I pledge to continue to work together with Congresswoman Giffords, and with survivors, families, and advocates across the country, to defeat the NRA and end the epidemic of gun violence in America,” Biden said in the statement.
Defeat the NRA?? Oh boy … talk about escalating tensions. https://t.co/JCi2R4vvyO
— Ildefonso Ortiz (@IldefonsoOrtiz) January 9, 2021
“On Friday, Biden pledged to DEFEAT THE NRA,” the National Rifle Association wrote on Twitter. “Biden wants to ban our semi-auto rifles, tax our guns/mags & more. He knows the only thing standing in his way to DISMANTLE THE 2ND AMENDMENT is