... He hears from gun owners and enthusiasts who are afraid that they'll lose their right to own certain types of firearms if Clinton becomes president.We still have people on our side who don't understand the seriousness of this election. If Hillary Clinton wins, she will have the power to render the Second Amendment irrelevant by making court appointments. She can also do additional "Executive Actions" that congress will be powerless to overturn because it takes 60 votes in the Senate to move legislation.
Personally, he doesn't believe that will happen. Strickroth is no fan of Clinton and won't be voting for her on Tuesday, but he says that any restrictions on people's Second Amendment rights will "eventually [get] to the court and the court will say, 'No, you can't do that,' " he says.
He references the uproar and fear that followed the 1968 Gun Control Act and the last two presidential elections and gestures around his gun shop. "I'm still here," he says.
Monday, November 7, 2016
NPR has the story here. NPR spoke to a gun shop owner in California for the story. The shop owner, David Strickroth, rightly says gun owners are not convinced that Hillary Clinton supports the right of individually keep and bear arms. He then follows up with this: