There is no secret that one of the platforms of the Democratic Party is gun control to the point of making it impossible for law-abiding citizens to own guns. They argue that guns cause violence and the best way to reduce violence is to reduce the number of guns in the hands of people. However, Democrats in California who advocate for tighter gun control laws have just committed the ultimate act of political hypocrisy in history.
California is run by ultra-left liberal Democrats, from the Governor, state legislature to many city governments, especially San Francisco. Governor Jerry Brown is a typical California liberal Democrat who has pushed for carbon taxes, gun control, sanctuary for illegals and gay rights. The legislature is composed of a Democrat led House (27-13) and Senate (55-25). It’s also the home of some of America’s most liberal, wacky and out-of-touch Democrats in Congress – namely Nancy Pelosi and Maxine Waters.
California is the first, and as far as I know, the only state with a cap and trade carbon tax in place, which was heavily pushed by Barack Obama early in his regime. This resulted in some businesses relocating to other states. It’s also a state that has been instrumental in the pushing for LGBT rights. After all, the state celebrates Harvey Milk Day as a holiday. Harvey Milk was a flaming homosexual member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
When it comes to illegal aliens, California is home of more illegals than any other state. Several years ago, Hispanics became the predominate ethnic group in the southern half of the state. The state is only one of four states that have declared themselves to be a sanctuary state, meaning that they do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities when it comes to detaining illegal aliens. In fact, the liberal Democrat-controlled legislature passed a law that allows illegals to register to vote, although they are not allowed to vote. That didn’t stop several million illegals from voting in last year’s election…
It makes no sense whatsoever to argue for more gun control laws to reduce the amount of gun violence and then turn around and want to reduce the sentences for people who use a gun to commit violence. Reducing sentences will only make criminals believe they can more easily get away with their crime or they won’t have to spend nearly as much time in jail as they would have. That makes as much sense as wanting to outlaw tobacco products because they kill hundreds of thousands each year and then turn around and subsidize tobacco growers.