Kendall Qualls Statement, Democrats are Too Little, Too Late After Anti-Police Rhetoric
MINNEAPOLIS – Today, President Biden announced a ban on unlicensed kits used to manufacture untraceable ghost guns. Republican gubernatorial candidate Kendall Qualls issued a statement calling this an inconsequential undertaking, saying Democrats are too late after their anti-police rhetoric perpetuated gun violence following the 2020 election.
Statement from Kendall Qualls:
“Joe Biden and vulnerable Democrats like Governor Walz are doing everything they can to change the narrative from the last major election cycle, but their “defund the police” policies are what put Americans in this situation in the first place. The ban on unlicensed ghost guns is performative at best when communities don’t even have enough police officers to respond to a shooting regardless of whether it was the result of a ghost gun. Just last night a 14 year old from Minneapolis was caught in a shooting with over 20 rounds fired in broad daylight. This lawlessness is the result of a policy change adopted by Democrats and until it is fully addressed, more Black and Brown lives will be impacted. Enough with the empty promises to Americans. As governor, my administration will work to increase the number of police officers available, so we can provide assistance to these communities and restore public safety for Minnesotans.”