Harris Leads new 'Gun Violence
Prevention'Office; Should Gun Owners Worry?

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By Dave Workman. Sept 24, 2023

The announcement that Vice President Kamala Harris—a perennial gun control advocate—would head Joe Biden's new federal office of Gun Violence Prevention has been met with guffaws from conservatives, but should gun owners actually worry?

Harris, say most observers, has been a disaster as a "border czar," but she has never shown any great interest in border security or immigration reform. However, Harris has a history of gun control advocacy since serving in the California legislature and as that state's attorney general, and later as a U.S. Senator.

The announcement's timing brought a roll-eyes reaction from people attending the 38th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference over the weekend in Phoenix. It gave them one more Biden gun control scheme to discuss.

As reported by Politico, Harris has "played a leading role in gun safety policy."

When she was attorney general in the Golden State, she was sued by the Second Amendment Foundation and Calguns Foundation in a case known as Silvester v. Harris.

As reported by the Associated Press, "Harris, a former prosecutor and attorney general, has years of experience on the issue and was the natural fit to lead the effort, White House officials said." .....


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