Does The Biden Administration’s Assault On The Second Amendment Amount To Treason?

The Meaning Of ‘Treason’

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“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague.” ~Attributed to Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, and Orator, in a speech he gave to the Roman Senate in 58 BC as ‘Recorded by Sallust’ in the fictional novel ‘A Pillar of Iron,’ by Taylor Caldwell (1983), ch. 5. ~The quotation bears resemblance to Cicero’s Second Oration in the Cataline war (circa 40 b.c.) 

Under Biden’s reign, Americans are quickly losing their fundamental rights and liberties.

They have already lost any vestige of a fundamental right of privacy as protected under the Unreasonable Searches and Seizures clause of the Fourth Amendment. And the Right of free speech under the First Amendment is, as well, under tremendous assault today.

And let us not forget the assault on the right of the people to keep and bear arms as codified in the Second Amendment. For without the citizenry’s exercise of the Fundamental Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms, the exercise of all other Rights is tenuous at best or becomes altogether illusory, leading inevitably, inexorably to subjugation.

Americans already see that Biden, and his fellow Progressive and Neo-Marxist Democrats in Congress, and legions of unelected bureaucrats of the Administrative Deep State have made substantial inroads curtailing the right of the people to keep and bear arms.

But the question is: Do these assaults on sacred Rights truly rise to the level of treason, well beyond the federal crimes of sedition, insurrection, and rebellion, awful as they are?

How can the public know? And, if treason does exist, and if the polity shows Republicans in Congress that Biden and/or several of his senior advisors have committed treason, how can Americans persuade their Representatives in the House and their Senators in the U.S. Senate to hold those high-level elected officials and high level unelected military people accountable beyond merely requesting they simply and humbly resign, as some have averred.

How can Americans make a cogent argument to legislators so that they will undertake or at least attempt to undertake impeachment of Biden and/or his senior advisors? And for senior officers in the military, how can the public urge that these military advisors be subject to a General Court Martial.

The words, ‘treason’ and ‘traitor’ are often cavalierly bandied about. The American public has heard it all before, many times, mostly directed to Donald Trump and, by association, directed to all Americans who voted for him or who supported and who continue to support his “Make America Great Again” agenda.

Few people in American history, though, have been charged with “treason” and fewer are ever convicted of it. That fact underscores the deadly seriousness of the import of the words despite the oft offhanded use of them and says much of the true and dire purpose of and hidden motives of those forces that have used the word, ‘treason,’ incessantly against Trump.

And many are those who leveled the charge of treason against the 45th President, Donald Trump. Upon taking the Oath of Office, well-placed operators in the Department of Justice and FBI and in the military and in the intelligence apparatuses of Government, and in Congress, in academia and in the media, and even some individuals closest to Trump in his own Administration went immediately to work to undermine and sabotage and destroy his Presidency from its very inception to the final days. See, e.g., New York Times article.  and an article in The Atlantic.

Government, academia, the Press, social media, all operated, in concert—components of an extraordinarily elaborate, well-organized, well-executed series of false flag operations—all designed to bring about Trump’s downfall.

And, considering the extent to which these operators plotted to bring about Trump’s downfall, one is led to conclude either that Trump did indeed pose the greatest internal threat ever to befall our Nation, or, like Horatius at the Bridge, protected our Nation, standing alone against the hordes both within the Government and outside it who themselves truly pose the greatest and gravest threat ever to befall our free Constitutional Republic.

Calling a person a “traitor” serves as a handy propagandist tool and it is one that is employed for the emotional reaction it is expected to elicit in the American public for the purpose of creating animus toward a person, but often, as well, as a distraction to direct public attention to the innocent person and thereby draw attention away from the real “traitor.”

“The crime of treason carries an emotional response unlike any other. Its severity is second to none because one who commits treason aims to support the enemies his government, betray his own nation, and wage war against his own people. Infamous traitors such as Benedict Arnold conjure a near-unanimous feeling of disdain and anger amongst Americans, while others like John Brown do not so easily create the same uniform negative perception. Such is the nature of treason: those convicted of betraying their nation receive the designation of ‘traitor,’ arguably the most severe, polarizing, and stigmatic title law can provide, which may partially explain why the last case of treason occurred in 1952.” ~ from the law review article, “Treason In The Age Of Terrorism: Do Americans Who Join Isis ‘Levy War’ Against The United States?” 9 Am. U. Nat’l Sec. L. Brief 155 (2019) by Stephen Jackson, J.D., Senior Policy Analyst with SAIC.

But, when do the words ‘traitor’ and ‘treason’ merely function as expletives and when do they function as true descriptors, indicative of the worst sort of criminal behavior of an American?

It is one thing for a person to employ the words ‘treason’ and ‘traitor’ merely as a pejorative. In that case, “You Traitor, You!” is akin to the words, “Damn You, Go to Hell!” or “You Bastard, You!” But it is another thing entirely when the phrase, “You Traitor, You!” is to mean that the targeted person is truly a “Traitor,” i.e., a person who commits the crime of ‘Treason.’ For ‘Treason’ is a crime.

Treason is the most serious of crimes, for Treason is nothing less than Betrayal of one’s Country and of one’s people. It is essentially the MURDER of one’s Country and of one’s Countrymen. Betrayal of one’s Nation and one’s Countrymen was considered one of the most heinous crimes going back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. Dante Alighieri, in his monumental epic, “The Divine Comedy,” placed those guilty of treachery to nation in the deepest circle of hell.

To apply the term, ‘traitor’ to anyone is no small matter and should not be a matter of casual conversation. It is defamatory if untrue.

As applied especially to an elected official, no less a personage than the President of the United States, one should practice circumspection before employing it, in the absence of evidence to support the declaration of it. Unfortunately, we do not see this at all. And, it is all quite remarkable, as the denizens of “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS,”—today’s “THOUGHT POLICE”—so keen are they on remaking the English language so as not to offend, do not apply that prime directive across the board, utilizing the worst invective against anyone, everyone, who happens to hold to a different political and philosophical persuasion than that of the “WOKE” crowd to use of their own neologisms.

To our Nation’s founders, treason is the most serious crime imaginable. It is not by accident that it is referenced in the U.S. Constitution.

Treason is the only crime BOTH MENTIONED AND DEFINED in the U.S. Constitution. But, through overuse and deliberate misuse of the words, ‘treason’ and ‘traitor,’ by various members of Congress and by Government Officials and by the Press, Americans are unable to gain a clear view of and true perspective of actual instances of treason and of the those who commit it when evidence for it abounds.

A person needs to cut through the chatter and chaff of those who cavalierly bandy the term about, misapplying it hither and yon to Donald Trump—and, now misapplying it to Trump’s supporters who number one-third to likely much more than one-half of the population of the Country.

The term, ‘treason’ is a legal term of art that has a clear meaning. One need only go to a readily available source, the U.S. Constitution, to determine its import and purport, and from the definition for it, look for instances of it. Article 3, Section 3, Clause 1, sets forth:

“Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.”

Further, ‘treason,’ as with ‘sedition,’ ‘insurrection,’ and ‘rebellion’, is a statutory offense, Congress reiterates the definition of ‘treason,’ of it. “18 U.S. Code § 2381 – Treason,” sets forth:

“Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.”

Given the seriousness of the crime, the framers of the Constitution severely limited its application to the commission of either one of two, and only two, kinds of acts. The U.S. Constitution leaves no room for constructive treason and Congress could not and has not undertaken to restrict or enlarge constitutional.

The Constitutional, as well as Statutory definition for Treason, involves:

  • Levying war against the United States; OR
  • Giving the Nation’s enemies aid or comfort.

But what does “levying war against the United States” really mean, and what does the phrase “giving the Nation’s enemies aid or comfort” mean?

In the next few Arbalest Quarrel articles, we look closely at these phrases. For, once we have a clear operational definition of the phrases, we can ascertain if any one or more actions of Joe Biden and of his senior advisors amount to actionable treason.

Part Two.

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Knute Knute

Giving the Nation’s enemies aid or comfort.”

Doesn’t giving the Taliban in Afghanistan all those humvees and M-4s qualify? And doesn’t now sending those same enemies foreign aid money qualify as yet more “aid and comfort”?
If it doesn’t qualify as aid and comfort, then why is it called “aid”?

Last edited 1 year ago by Knute Knute

Was going to say that POTUS has declared Taliban to be allies, but enemies are legally defined by congressional declaration of war. Congress has not done so, despite providing ongoing funding for our military operations there. Unfortunately this means taliban are not our enemies. Had congress at some point declared war upon them, they would be our enemies regardless of POTUS statements. In that case he would be guilty as you charge.


I think that is where the traitorous and treason come in. Not behind enemy lines but they walk among our own as if they belong to us and don’t.

Heed the Call-up

So an enemy isn’t an enemy until war is declared against them. So the former USSR, Russia today, and “Red” China are our allies?

Knute Knute

There’s the rub. Once we started “going to war” without declaring who we’re at war with, we technically can have no enemies. So we can attack whoever the leaders please, kill whatever they want, and they can attack and kill us… and yet we have no enemies… technically. Which also means they can give the whole Country away to our attacking NON-enemies, stealing whatever the like along the way, and still be “legal”… but yet unlawful. That is the road we went down in 1950 with the Korean “police action”… and here is where that unlawful road led to. But… Read more »


politicians forever hedging their bets


haven’t they been declared a terrorist organization? if so that should suffice.

Wild Bill

@Knute Knute, It seems to me that there is an element of intent involved. I think that the aid has to be intentionally given.

Heed the Call-up

What about just knowingly complicit, leaving the equipment and supplies there, and all those USA citizens behind?

Wild Bill

That would be “Constructive Knowledge”. I don’t think that there is room for constructive knowledge in the tightly drawn charge of Treason.
That is why Congress needs to craft a charge of betrayal. Betrayal of the American people … make it broad so that we can get rid of some to these politicians and bureaucrats.


Do General Milleys phone calls to China amount to treason during president Trumps term ? Yes and so do clownshow Joe Bidens criminal actions amount to treason . Get the rope and hang both of the scumbags .


live on tv

Knute Knute
Knute Knute

Rapid fire capitol punishment! 🙂


i think what milley did was definitely treason, giving aid and comfort. by telling the enemy he would give advance notice if we were to attack i believe is doing just that, giving aid and comfort.


What we need is less objects and activities to be deemed criminal.

What we need is less government employees.

What we need is better government employees.

What we need is to have the lives of more government employees ruined (through both criminal prosecution and civil suits) when they trample on the rights of civilians.

Wild Bill

Well, yes, those too.


qualified immunity needs to be found unconstitutional,if I can be tried for something I did not know was Illegal, it is unreasonable that someone whose profession is law not be held accountable

Knute Knute

Esp. number 4. In fact, just doing number 4 would accomplish the first three automatically!


Wasn’t giving billions of dollars worth of military equipment to the Taliban actually giving aid and comfort to the enemy?

Deplorable Bill

When you take your oath to serve America you swear to defend the people, the nation and the constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic. ALL the amendments are a legal part of the constitution. This all being true then the answer is YES, he and anyone else who doesn’t adhere to the constitution is treasonous and doubly worthy of it’s penalty. Simple as that.

Arm up and carry on


“he and anyone else who doesn’t adhere to the constitution is treasonous and doubly worthy of it’s penalty.”

Including government employees who are not civilians?




Do you get the impression that a large number of posters here who are former non-civilian government employees have double-standards?

They seem to be forgiving of the very people who are going to handcuff them for having an unregistered semiautomatic rifle, but every day they talk about politicians who are violating their “oaths.”

Pointing this out really upsets Neanderthal75.


. . . and someone else.

Knute Knute

I’m wiping out “someone else”‘s downvote. 🙂


Thanks – others can avoid the issue, but it’s not going away.

The fantasy of people fighting Robert Francis with their 1911 in their front yard just isn’t the way this thing is going to go.

Deplorable Bill

They, the socialist, communist, left leaning, progressive, demoncrapic party to a man/woman/want to be man/woman have stated many times that is what they intend to do. You don’t really think the ammo shortage or cost of ammo is an accident do you? No ammo = worthless firearm.

Arm up and carry on


“They, the socialist, communist, left leaning, progressive, demoncrapic party to a man/woman/want to be man/woman have stated many times that is what they intend to do.” What have they stated? “You don’t really think the ammo shortage or cost of ammo is an accident do you? No ammo = worthless firearm.” I believe the increased cost of ammo is due to a large number of Americans being afraid of government employees and/or have concluded government employees are incompetent. Instead of becoming politically active, they buy ammo. The increase in the demand for ammo resulted in an increase in price. I… Read more »

Deplorable Bill

Obama bin ladin gave certain government agency s 5+ BILLION rounds of 40 S&W hollow point ammo then he had the epa close down the last lead smelting plant in America. That is enough ammo to prosecute the entire Irak war for 20 years. biden swallow,harris, pelousy, shumer and MANY others have PUBLICLY said they would ban and confiscate firearms starting with semi auto rifles, pistols and shotguns as in turn them all in folks OR ELSE. It is not just ammo but strategic reloading supply’s as well. biden just banned all Russian import weapons and ammo. The 2A is… Read more »


No one should “allow” themselves to be arrested for an unregistered semiauto. Registration is repugnant to the Bill of Rights, and is only employed by tyrants and dictators prior to genocide.

The same people who would attempt those arrests would later attempt mass murder. They are scum.


The incongruity of the situation is astounding.


Exactly, and because they are to chicken poop to stand up and adhere to the oath that they took before entering their office. I stand up for our police but there are way to many that spit on our constitution every day for fear of loosing their jobs. Plenty do. Oath Keepers are a fine example of that but there are those that would call them traitors and treasonous also. I stand up for those Oath Keepers. Arizona is 100 percent correct.

Deplorable Bill

Yes Sir, I mean just that. For example; the atfe, the fbi, the epa, the irs etc.ANYONE who has taken the oath and then goes around destroying any part of it is, by definition, treasonous. Tyranny also comes to mind. Both carry the death sentence. There are a LOT of people who are worthy of an Az. necktie party.

Arm up and carry on


State police, county sheriff department employees, small city/town police?

Why are those always left of the list?


the oaths of office are different for president and politicians than what the military members. theirs is a watered down version, but most of them break it anyway. that’s why i don’t trust them.


For the miltary veterans who went on to law enforcement careers and enforced gun control laws, did they break their oaths?




he has broken his oath of office on the constitution, open borders, leaving americans behind and the list goes on.


From infringing on the 1st and 2nd and 4th to refusing to defend the border and inviting invasion, Biden is indeed a traitor. And his other criminal acts make him a felon. Other felons include Pelosi, schumer, Jackson Lee, and 98% of the senate and house for various infractions.


Everything former vice president Xiden has done since he began residing in the White House could be considered treasonous.


It would appear that “Thoroughly Modern Milley” meets one of the criteria


I would think giving the Taliban all the weapons falls under aid to our enemies


We need to remove all 535 members of the House and Senate, 98% of which are criminals, and a few of which aren’t even citizens and or legally allowed to be in Congress. American citizens are betrayed by our politicians of both parties, who only seek power and wealth, and do not even read the bills for which they vote, nor abide by the laws which govern how they do their jobs.




they have abdicated their authority to the administrative state so they have more time to run for re-election. power corrupts aboslutely.


I hear echos unverified, that Biden is about to sign onto the ever present
U.N. small arms treaty. To enter into such an agreement, would be an
encumberance on the second amendment. Even the fraudking, under the constitution, is barred from entering agreements that oppose our founding document. This would be yet another treasonous act, from a government machine that excels at creating treasonous acts. Marxamericans have
historically ignored constitutional boundaries with impunity. Decades of loading courts and contributions to politicians has woven a security blanket for themselves.


That has already happened. Now there is a ban on russian ammo

Chris C.

Every single Democrat has committed Treason to the Constitution and the people of the United States !! Biden attack on our 2nd Amendment is no less than Treasonno matter what other people say ! Our Forefathers put everything that we’d need to protect ourselves and our country against “Foreign and Domestic” Threats ! The Foreign isn’t just evil people wanting to do acts of terrorism to their own people but it’s our own government that has turned “Tyrannical and Treasonous” against us and our Constitution because our rights are what they can’t stand us to have. Our government is no… Read more »


The United States is a constitutional republic. It is a nation built literally out of law. Attempting to subvert, undermine, or destroy that law, without following the course provided within the law in order to change that law, is an attempt to destroy the United States. If an in individual or group act or plan to act in an attempt to destroy the law that is the foundation of the our Nation, how is that person or group NOT acting as an enemy traitor? It seems to me that these persons are the enemy within, the domestic enemy that must… Read more »


l have not used the word ‘treason’ as an expletive or for dramatic effect, onIy as a true descriptor. l fuIIy expect the reward for said treason to be doled out.


Just goes to show you, America has the best Government money can buy.

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Wild Bill

What we need is a new crime called Betrayal.


I think the Government needs to stand behind our Constitution and the laws already in place. If they would do that and that’s a big IF, we wouldn’t need any new laws concerning a Traitor or Treason. This sorry administration, the deep state, governors, judges and mayors of our cities need to be held accountable and brought to Justice.


Circle any/all actions that are treason: Writing, sponsoring, and voting for an act that requires semiautomatic rifles to be registered with the government. Signing into law an act that requires semiautomatic rifles to be registered with the government. Enforcing a law (confiscating the firearm and arresting the owner*) that requires semiautomatic rifles be registered with the government. Thank you. *If it makes a difference, the enforcement action also includes: shooting the person’s golden retriever, pointing guns at his wife and kids while screaming obscenities at them, and tearing his house apart. If it makes a difference. Bonus points: Is the… Read more »

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Roland T. Gunner

I see no need to differentiate between semiautomatic rifles and automatic rifles…just say “rifles”.


They don’t uphold the US Constitution? They are, INDEED, Traitors to this, once, Great Nation.


I would say that Joe Talibiden arming our enemy certainly qualifies as treason.


Yes along with any other politician, judge, prosecutor, and cop who has ever written and/or enforced arms laws. They’re all traitors for violating their oaths, our rights, and for hindering the people in keeping and bearing the arms most effective at securing not only our personal liberties but the nation’s as well.


“Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason?
Why, if it prosper, none dare call it treason.” — John Harrington


Biden actions are a repeat of the Nazi playbook from 80 years ago,
He is nothing more than a Democratic/Socialist/Nazi…
Call them what they are. Their narratives are nothing but lies, there is no time left for this in our Constitutional Republic. We better start acting like one and crush them out of our nation. The perversion of America Continues…


every breath he takes is treasonous


Biden has given us very transparent facts to use in interpreting his desires regarding firearms.

His actions in Afghanistan to give aid and comfort to our enemies, the Taliban was 100% traitorous. He gave them M2 50 cal BMGs and much, much more. But we can’t have simple semi auto rifles?

In light of this, his anti-second amendment bigotry is absolutely traitorous and since he is the leader of this country, the punishment should be execution for him and/or whoever is manipulating his strings.


This entire 2A subject can go back and forth with the US Govt. always weakening its whole creation. Temporary elected idiots and subversives along with temporary appointed mercenary feds that will do as told trying to destroy that which IS NOT theirs to cancel. Pray that the reason our founders gave us this precious right does not have to be enforced by 120 + million American citizens. The resulting outcome would be Earth shattering .




How does it feel to know you live rent free in some loser’s mind and they hate you speaking the truth so much that they follow your every post just to hit that thumbs down?


I wonder how he will cope when his entire belief system crumbles. More federal gun laws will be passed. Texas will turn from purple to blue (unfortunately). State police, rural sheriffs and small town cops (in all states), many of whom are veterans, will cooperate with federal enforcers to enforce the new gun laws. They will continue that behavior until: They are prohibited by law from doing so (and suffer termination, loss of pension, and exposure to civil action if they violate the law); They knucke under to community ostracism; or They conclude their dental plan and pension are just… Read more »

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quote: “our founders gave us this precious right d” Not so at all. NOT ONE of these Framers “gave us” one right. Nope. They merely recognised some of the rights the God who hade us gives us as lart of HIS gift of life. The right to arms in amongst them So is the right to self-determination, to fereely move about, to freely associate with whomeve I please, to ply my own tradeof choice so as to convert my labour and intelligence and dilligence into a decent living. Not only is Dopey Joe working hard to take away our God-given… Read more »


I think most of us should feel sorry for Dopey. After all he is in the middle stages of dementia and even though somewhere in ‘there’ he is still the same buttewipe he has always been, he is no longer in control of any of his faculties. Whoever it is that is propping him up IS guilty of treason and it might be Milley Vanilly. Then again,Milley doesn’t appear to be all that smart. Obiden was surprised when he won the election because he was in no way cognisent of his surroundings. That is the reason why he was bunkered… Read more »


Sadly many Americans can’t even identify the Freemason’s are behind most of the orchestrated Chaos. Biden is just another puppet in the corrupt system. The VaXXcination rate quoted as truth & fact is a joke. The medical industry has lost public’s trust as it deserved & should have. America has a sick & twisted psychopathy of deception & greed. Cycle after cycle American’s allow the method of revelation via Tom Clancy’s Dark Winter scenario to play out. This year will be the worst with the Covid-19 Plandemic scam OC added to the equation. Inflation, jobs, food shortages & price increases,… Read more »

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Sam in New Hampshire

Right, it’s the Freemasons (no apostrophe, by the way). No, wait: it’s the Illuminati! No, that’s not right — it’s the Jews! No, it’s really the blacks! No, it’s the Irish! Or maybe it’s really the people from Massachusetts! No, I’ve got it: it’s LEFT-HANDED PEOPLE — after all, the Latin word for “left” is SINISTER! This is all so confusing…


You might be onto something.


First and foremost Joe Biden is not medically fit to be the president of the United States or the leader of the free world. The correct question is who is running our country. Be it Nancy Pelosi or the upperworking members of the democratic party we know that they can not be trusted. After the 2020 election Americans saw our voting system altered in ways the founder fathers of our constitution never thought possible. Under the pandemic all bets were off on what was legal and what was not legal on the federal level and the state level with leftist… Read more »


any and all attacks on the 2nd amendment is treasonous and racist when you like at the numbers


Does NRA’s “Winning Team” looting $15-20 Billion in today’s dollars which could’ve prevented this treason amount to treason?


Yeah, but one of those guys had really cool campaign commercials about helicopters and fighting bad guys and stuff.


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