Updated June 24, 2021
Just over 100 days into his time in the White House and the end to President Joe Biden’s lies is nowhere in sight. Here is part two of The Federalist’s rigorous coverage keeping the Biden administration accountable with substantive fact-checking throughout the president’s tenure.
Biden Says High Gun Violence In Cities With Tough Gun Laws Is False
During his remarks on the rise in violent crime, Biden claimed that areas of the US with the strictest gun laws don’t have the highest violent crime rates.
“The gun lobby wants you to believe that cities that have the toughest gun laws still have the highest rates of gun violence … don’t believe it,” the president claimed without evidence.
BIDEN: “The gun lobby wants you to believe that cities that have the toughest gun laws still have the highest rates of gun violence…don’t believe it.” pic.twitter.com/Vq1flUq1Gm
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 23, 2021
Data, however, shows that even those states that leftist gun control groups have ranked as stricter on firearms experience high levels of the firearm death rate. Even though states such as California, New York, Illinois, and Maryland pride themselves on having more restrictions on firearms than most places in the country, they still experience high levels of gun violence and deaths.
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