Political expert explains proposed gun bills expected to be filed in upcoming legislative session

Political expert explains proposed gun bills expected to be filed in upcoming legislative session

Gun-related legislation on the docket for Louisiana’s 2021 Legislative Session BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – President Biden is looking to put an end to what he says are 2nd Amendment loopholes. He’s taking the path of least resistance by signing executive orders, which seems to be an act that’s grown in popularity with each new administration. But his actions didn’t end there. “We should also ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in this country,” he said during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden. “No amendment, no amendment is absolute.” The president’s orders would make it illegal to assemble your own guns after buying separate parts, issue red flag laws to identify “potential at-risk buyers,” and ban stabilizing braces. When it comes to police officers and citizens, he said, “Even law enforcement officials have told me and told other champions of this legislation they sometimes feel outgunned.” President Biden takes action on gun control “And Louisiana is one of those states where it’s highly unlikely that the Louisiana Legislature will do anything to infringe any of the laws we currently have on the books,” said WAFB’s political analyst Jim Engster. In Louisiana and most of the South, for lawmakers to propose any expansion of gun safety, gun restrictions or whatever you’d prefer to call it is considered political suicide. And most bills up for debate during this year’s session look to loosen gun laws. White House reveals Biden’s plan for gun control But even though it’s not […]

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