Biden-Harris Team Wants to Repeal Protective Laws, Destroy Gun Industry

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The Biden-Harris ticket could spell the end of the Second Amendment if elected. IMG NRA-ILA

NEWTOWN, Conn. U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-  National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearm industry, is focusing on former Vice President Joe Biden’s radical antigun campaign promise to repeal the industry-essential Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA). The bipartisan law prevents activist lawyers and politicians from attacking the firearm industry with frivolous lawsuits that are designed to bankrupt manufacturers for the heinous crimes committed by individuals.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) have sworn to eliminate the law that was passed with strong bipartisan support in Congress in 2005.

“Joe Biden and Senator Harris have promised to repeal this law for one single reason. They want to unleash a wave of baseless lawsuits filed by agenda-driven antigun groups and plaintiffs to tie up firearm manufacturers in legal proceedings and bankrupt them through court costs, judgments and penalties,” said Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

“The Biden campaign refuses to blame criminals that commit crimes and instead purposefully misleads the public into believing a responsible industry is at fault in order to achieve their gun control agenda. The Biden-Harris plan would allow harassing lawsuits that would be similar to suing Ford for a death caused by a drunk driver.”

Biden has repeated the false claim that firearm manufacturers cannot be sued. It is the same campaign tactic employed by Hillary Clinton in 2016, which Politifact labeled “false” four years ago. It is still just as false today.

The PLCAA does not totally exempt firearm manufacturers from all liability. Just like other industries, including automakers, pharmaceutical companies, and others, firearm manufacturers can be held liable for defective products, breach of warranty, criminal misconduct, and other behaviors for which they are directly responsible. This is no different from a car company being held liable for defective airbags, but not when a drunk driver kills a pedestrian. Biden knows this but still continues to make his deceptive claims.

Biden’s plan to roll back PLCAA is in keeping with his admonition during the Democratic primary when he said, “Our enemy is the gun manufacturers.”

Biden attacks the industry that produces firearms for the U.S. military, federal, state, and local police agencies. It’s the same industry that more than 15.4 million people turned to in order to obtain firearms this year to protect themselves and their families. Nearly 6.2 million have done so for the first time in 2020. Under a Biden administration, the industry that provides the means for tens of millions of law-abiding Americans to exercise their Second Amendment rights to protect themselves and their loved ones would be at risk.



National Shooting Sports FoundationAbout The National Shooting Sports Foundation

NSSF is the trade association for the firearm industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearm retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations, and publishers nationwide. For more information, visit nssf.org

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Abc
Abc
1 month ago

Check the quote that I just found on Joe Biden’s campaign page. What could possibility be more important to educators than protecting student’s safety?

“We should be passing rational gun laws, not requiring educators who already have too much on their plates to also protect the safety of their students.”

https://joebiden.com/gunsafety/

MICHAEL J
MICHAEL J
1 month ago

If anything has proven how gullible, compliant and susceptible the sheep masses are, it’s the local mask mandates that society has embraced and swallowed. The short amount of time it took to program people into fear is almost scary. Now feed that same ignorant group of mindless minions who cannot separate that guns used in criminal acts are not related to the gun industry and you have a mob deciding the fate of your rights based only on feelings.

Capn Dad
Capn Dad
1 month ago

Anyone, gun owner or not, who votes democrat is a traitor.

Will
Will
1 month ago
Reply to  Capn Dad

I took an oath to defend this country against all enemies both foreign and domestic and that’s exactly what I will do! These traitors have to be destroyed!

GomeznSA
GomeznSA
1 month ago

The goal of the far left and/or the current batch of marxists (but I repeat myself) has always been to disarm the bulk of the population. After all, they KNOW that Armed Citizens will not willingly get into boxcars.

PMinFl
PMinFl
1 month ago

“Our enemy is the gun manufacturers” of course we can always supply our armed forces with armament purchased from China.

Mystic Wolf
Mystic Wolf
1 month ago
Reply to  PMinFl

That is what quid-pro-joe wants to do, remember that joey is in bed sleeping with the ccp

Arizona
Arizona
1 month ago

Buy magazines, get “oops” spring and small parts kits, whatever ammo you can find, and the spare parts you may need over the next couple years, NOW. Before the election! Biden will shut down online sales of parts, ammo, mags, etc, as well as institute a ban on new “AW”s and the $200 NFA TAX on existing rifles, magazines and pistols with threaded barrels. He has 30% tax on guns and 50% on ammo ready to go. Federal licensing will be required just to keep what you have, and to buy what few styles of six shooter and bolt action… Read more »

MICHAEL J
MICHAEL J
1 month ago
Reply to  Arizona

California has already shut down internet sales of ammunition. Their infringements are almost complete.

Will
Will
1 month ago

I don’t even consider Biden a functioning moron! Just a moron!

SEMPAI
SEMPAI
1 month ago
Reply to  Will

You know they are gonna give joe a Covid burger and down he goes
The first black female president is waiting in the wings

Green Mtn. Boy
Green Mtn. Boy
1 month ago
Reply to  SEMPAI

FIFY

The first Marxist black female president is waiting in the wings

Mystic Wolf
Mystic Wolf
1 month ago
Reply to  SEMPAI

That kamawhamadingdong harris is no black person her daddy is from India and her mommy is Jamaican, that does not make kamawhamadingdong a black person.