I saw this last night, and I just assumed that it was satire. It was just so extreme.
Rep. Eric Swalwell threatened nuclear war if Americans refuse to surrender their guns. Yes, he actually said it.
It all started when Swalwell announced he was introducing a bill to impose a mandatory confisction plan for all civilian-owned semi-automatic rifles.
Joe Biggs is a US Army veteran. He responded to Swalwell's plan on Twitter.
"So basically, Rep. Swalwell wants a war. Because that's what you would get. You're outta you f***ing mind if you think I'll give up my rights and give the government all the power."
Then, Rep. Swalwell responded.
"And it would be a short war my friend. The government has nukes. Too many of them. But they're legit."
And just like that, a sitting Congressman and 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate threatened nuclear annihilation if Americans resisted his gun confiscation plan…
I pray that he never takes power and I sincerely believe it would never come to this. But Democrats are hell-bent on confiscating Americans' guns, and they don't care how many people would have to die to accomplish that dream…
But that is already happening. Republicans and Democrats are implementing gun confiscation programs across the country and as of this month, an innocent gun owner has been killed.
The first American was just killed by the Left's gun confiscation policy, and now the GOP wants to make it a nationwide law! Quick, send your instant FaxBlast to Congress right now and FORCE them to kill this new gun confiscation bill before it's too late!
His name was Gary J. Willis. He was a 60-year-old man who lived in Maryland. At 5:17 am on the morning of November 5, Willis woke to the sound of pounding at his front door. Startled, he went to the door with his legally-owned gun in hand.
It was the Anne Arundel County Police at the door. They told Willis that they were there to confiscate his firearms. You see, one of his family members had told police that they didn't think he should have guns anymore. They told the police some story and got a judge to sign off on the confiscation order.
One of the officers allegedly saw Willis' gun and went to grab it. Instinctively, Willis tried to stop him. In that struggle, the gun went off (though it didn't hit anyone). But that was enough for the other police officer there to open fire. They killed Gary Willis in his own doorway.
This is the first fatality from a policy known as "extreme risk protection orders," sometimes also called a red flag law. Neighbors and family members are allowed to turn gun owners into police to have their firearms taken away. It is then up to the disarmed gun owner to plead with a judge to get his or her firearms back. If the judge disagrees, then the confiscation order is extended for 6-to-12 months.
All of this happens without the individual even being accused of a crime. Gary Willis wasn't accused of breaking the law and he wasn't even accused of being mentally ill. He was completely innocent. His only crime was that he assumed he still had rights. His only crime was that he assumed that the phrase "shall not be infringed" actually meant something.
Do I think that Democrats would ever actually get away with dropping a nuclear bomb on gun owners who refuse to turn in their weapons? No. That would be insane. But the same indifference toward gun owners' lives — the same open willingness to confiscate guns no matter the human cost — is the reason that Gary Willis is buried in a cemetery and not at home with his family right now.
Police showed up to confiscate an innocent man's firearms based on nothing but hearsay and shot him dead when he refused to give up his God-given right to self defense. This isn't due process. This legislation transforms your right to keep and bear arms into a privilege, one that can be suspended at practically any time. The Founding Fathers are spinning in their graves…
Willis' story never appeared on primetime cable news channels. You aren't seeing any newspapers still talking about it. The Left's gun confiscation plan killed an innocent man and the mainstream media acts like it never happened. Not only that, but we have sitting Members of Congress advocating war, even nuclear war, to confiscate the guns.
Willis' tragic death and Swalwell's comments should both be enough to kill any gun confiscation legislation in Congress… but they aren't. As you read this, turncoat Republicans are still whipping votes and working on a gun control "compromise" with Democrats to take Maryland's gun confiscation law and take it nationwide.
The Left is now willing to kill to carry out their gun confiscation agenda. Do not let the GOP surrender your 2nd Amendment rights! Send your instant message to Congress right now and FORCE them to kill S.2521, HR.5717, and any other unconstitutional gun confiscation bill!
Compromises are supposed to have a give-and-take. Both sides give up something in order to get part of what they want.
But whenever the discussion turns to gun control, the "compromise" ends up being that the Left will only ban or confiscate some of the guns. The "compromise" is that most gun owners will be left untouched… for now.
The GOP is absolutely atrocious when it comes to gun rights. In the two years they held the House and the Senate, they passed only one bill to expand your gun rights. It was a resolution passed in the early days of the Trump Presidency to overturn an Obama executive order that was going to disarm hundreds of thousands of innocent social security beneficiaries. Every other gun rights bill has been blocked from reaching Pres. Trump's desk.
Now, with just a month and a half before Democrats seize the House, the GOP wants to surrender again.
The bill in the Senate — S.2521, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2018 — already has Republicans onboard, including Lindsey Graham (S) and Susan Collins (ME). The House version of the bill, HR.5717, is still picking up co-sponsors and already has 9 Republicans onboard. The majority of them were either forced to retire because of their anti-Trump ways or lost their seats two weeks ago.
And in the lame duck session, the 45 days before the Left takes over, these soon-to-be retired RINOs want to push this gun confiscation plot through.
After years of pretending to care about the 2nd Amendment, they want their last act to be authorizing nationwide confiscations.
Stop the GOP's gun control surrender! Send your instantly delivered message to Congress right now before it's too late and FORCE them to kill every single gun confiscation bill being pushed by the establishment!
For years, gun owners have rallied behind the cry of "Molon Labe." This Greek phrase stems from the Battle of Thermopylae. A group of 300 Spartan warriors stared down the might of the Persian army and when King Xerxes demanded that they surrender their weapons, the Spartans responded "Molon Labe." Loosely translated, it means "come and take them."
Well, the Leftists have decided it's time to call gun owners' bluff. They are coming for the guns. Gary Willis is dead because of it. Now, they want to take this unconstitutional gun control scheme nationwide and the GOP is going to help them!
As an American, a defender of the Republic, it is your duty to stop them before it's too late!
Your brother in arms,