Flip-Flop: 17 Democrats Go From Favoring Notifying ICE If An Illegal Tries To Buy A Gun To Opposing It

March 11, 2021
In The News

More than a dozen Democrat members of the House of Representatives flipped their position during a vote on Thursday on a piece of anti-gun legislation.

Just two years ago, 26 Democrats voted for an amendment that would ensure that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is alerted if an illegal alien attempts to purchase a firearm, which they are prohibited from doing. Several of those Democrats lost their elections last year while Rep. Jeff Van Drew (NJ) switched parties. On Thursday, all 17 of those remaining Democrats voted against the amendment that would ensure that ICE is notified if an illegal alien unlawfully tries to purchase a firearm.

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