Country legend Charlie Daniels had a few thoughts on common-sense gun laws and suggested that before politicians pass more restrictions on legal gun owners, they enforce existing ones.
“Some of the Democrat presidential candidates wasted no time in blaming the mass shooting at the Walmart in El Paso [Texas] on President [Donald] Trump,” the 82-year-old country singer wrote on his website Friday following the deadly mass shootings.
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“That is both dumb and stupid and tantamount to blaming all the police shootings on Barack Obama for his careless remarks about the police acting ‘stupidly,'” he added. “Or blaming Bernie Sanders for the attempted murder of then Majority Whip, Steve Scalise and other Republican lawmakers at a softball game practice because the perpetrator was one of his supporters, or blaming the Dayton [Ohio] shooter because he was a supporter of Elizabeth Warren.”...
“Secondly, the very ‘geniuses’ who want to blame Trump for El Paso, advocate a policy that actually imports violent gang members and other criminals across our southern borders every day, look at the statistics dealing with MS-13 and how many violent crimes have been committed by people who crossed into this country illegally,” the “Uneasy Rider” hitmaker wrote.