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As Twitchy reported earlier, President Joe Biden issued a statement on the Supreme Court’s striking down New York State’s “proper cause” requirement to obtain a concealed carry permit. Biden said that “this ruling contradicts both common sense and the Constitution, and should deeply trouble us all.” No, what should deeply trouble us all is the president claiming that the Supreme Court’s ruling contradicts the Constitution. Here he is expressing his disappointment.
— CSPAN (@cspan) June 23, 2022
Well, you’re wrong. Again.
Also deeply disturbing is that the Department of Justice felt the need to issue a statement “respectfully disagreeing” with the court’s decision.
Justice Department Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruenhttps://t.co/IRDTqBmJi6
— Justice Department (@TheJusticeDept) June 23, 2022
Spokeswoman Dena Iverson writes:
“We respectfully disagree with the Court’s conclusion that the Second Amendment forbids New York’s reasonable requirement that individuals seeking to carry a concealed handgun must show that they need to do so for self-defense. The Department of Justice remains committed to saving innocent lives by enforcing and defending federal firearms laws, partnering with state, local and tribal authorities and using all legally available tools to tackle the epidemic of gun violence plaguing our communities.”
Here’s an idea: Spend your time tackling the epidemic of gun violence plaguing Democrat-run cities and not standing in the way of law-abiding citizens defending themselves.
That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works!
— Justin Hart (@justin_hart) June 23, 2022
Who asked for your “opinion”? Enforce the laws as they stand!
— The Honorable Judge Smails (@JudgeElihuSmail) June 23, 2022
The DOJ has no place weigh in on this… only if the branch has become rogue can it be opinionated against the judicial system…
— Chris (@hondachrisjdm) June 23, 2022
If you needed proof the DOJ is no longer an apolitical neutral party, this statement is it.
Why an org supposedly administering justice blindly would believe a law-abiding citizen needs to prove their need to exercise a Constitutional right is mind-boggling, yet unsurprising.
— Bonk (@BonkPolitics) June 23, 2022
BREAKING: U.S. Justice Department doesn’t understand U.S. Constitution.
— Jordan Bowman (@jordancbowman) June 23, 2022
So we only follow the rules we like now?
— Battdoge (@Battdog1) June 23, 2022
Stay in your lane
— Peggy Diprima (@DiprimaPeggy) June 23, 2022
— Chairman Jeb! 🥑🌃🔰👏 (@Jebisabigfatmes) June 23, 2022
Tough shit. You’re bound by the ruling. Better get on board.
— Casper Chappelle (@Sporty_Politico) June 23, 2022
You guys wasted time typing this up?
— Michael Mella 🐊 (@pico87mn) June 23, 2022
Do your job, and it doesn’t involve picking political sides.
— Steve W (@stevew78750587) June 23, 2022
As inappropriate as it gets. Period.
— VorEagleDurFerpin? ⁉️ (@WutDeFurkin) June 23, 2022
— Mel (@letters_1234) June 23, 2022
This really is inappropriate.
You MAD bro? Biden hilariously MOCKED (and mocked more) for his statement on how ‘unhappy’ he is with SCOTUS gun rulinghttps://t.co/xRlPRpnkR9
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 23, 2022