Democrats Oppose Law to Alert ICE When Undocumented Immigrants Try to Illegally buy Guns


The Democrats refused to support an amendment to a gun background check bill that would have alerted immigration officials when an illegal immigrant tries to buy a gun illegally.

In other words, Democrats support laws that would prevent Americans from buying a gun, but they don’t care at all if an illegal alien buys a gun.

You read that right, America. Democrats support gun rights for illegal aliens, but not for American citizens.

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The conflagration occurred on the floor of the House of Representatives as the Democrat majority attempted to push through another bill trying to stiffen rules for background checks for Americans looking to buy a gun.

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But Republicans added an amendment that would alert ICE officials if a background check reveals that an illegal immigrant is trying to buy a gun.

The Democrats balked at this and sunk their own bill over it.

Here is how The Blaze reports it:

Before the House voted on “The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019,” Republicans insisted on adding an amendment that would notify federal authorities “when an individual attempting to purchase a firearm fails a federal background check.”

On the floor of the House on Wednesday, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) explained that “the motion to recommit will notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly known as ICE, when an illegal alien who is prohibited from possessing a firearm attempts to purchase a firearm by going through the process of application.”

The Democrats scuttled their own bill to avoid alerting ICE when a lawbreaking illegal tries to buy a gun illegally. (It is already illegal for an illegal alien to buy a gun.)

Again — and it can’t be said enough — this situation is proof that Democrats support gun rights for illegals, but not for American citizens.

The House Republicans slammed this home with a Wednesday press release.

“Clearly, the Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee don’t care about preventing gun violence, they simply are playing politics with Americans’ Second Amendment rights,” Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.) said. “The fact that Democrats do not want law enforcement notified if an individual attempting to purchase a firearm fails a background check is truly troubling.”

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