It Would be Legal for the Governor of Virginia to Use the National Guard to Confiscate Guns

Daily Stormer
December 16, 2019

Virginia is going hard on guns, and boomers on the internets are saying they’re going to do Civil War II.

Governor Northam is trying to soothe these boomers with sweet nothings after a Congressperson said he was going to send in the National Guard to do door-to-door confiscations.

The Hill:

The Virginia National Guard on Friday responded to a Democratic lawmaker after he suggested that it may be needed to enforce new gun legislation.

The remarks from Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-Va.) suggesting that Gov. Ralph Northam (D) “may have to nationalize the National Guard to enforce the law” comes as dozens of counties across Virginia have declared themselves “Second Amendment sanctuaries” after Democrats took over the state legislature last election.

The National Guard itself gave a response on Twitter, which was verbose.

The replies to that thread are all from boomers saying they will kill National Guardsmen who try to take their guns.

Northam said he currently has no plans to send in the National Guard.

But ostensibly, it would be legal for him to do so.

Washington Examiner:

With dozens of Virginia counties declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries, some Democratic lawmakers have said the governor should use the National Guard to enforce future gun control legislation — but can he?

Virginia Democrats, who control the legislature and governorship, have proposed several measures, including an “assault weapons” ban, universal background checks, and a red flag law. In response, 75 counties vowed they will not enforce future gun control legislation. Virginia Democratic Rep. Donald McEachin told the WashingtonExaminer on Thursday that Gov. Ralph Northam “may have to nationalize the National Guard to enforce the law” if local authorities refuse to do so themselves.

The president, as commander-in-chief of the armed forces, is the only person who can nationalize the Guard, but state governors have the latitude to use it to enforce state law, legal experts said.

“Until nationalized, it’s a creature of the state. So that’s what leads me to believe that, yes, the governor can activate the National Guard to enforce even a state law,” Gary Solis, a military law professor at Georgetown University, told the WashingtonExaminer.

Amy Swearer, a legal policy analyst who works on gun control issues, agreed that the governor has the right to use the Virginia National Guard to enforce the law, though it would break from past mobilizations.

“When you look at the historical reality of when governors or presidents have mobilized the National Guard, it has been to enforce the rights of citizens when they were being infringed upon,” Swearer told the WashingtonExaminer. “But to suggest the National Guard would be brought in to otherwise peaceful jurisdictions to enforce restrictions on constitutional rights, that would be completely unprecedented in terms of how the National Guard has been used when it’s mobilized to restore law and order.”

Well, this is certainly an age of unprecedented things taking place, I can tell you that.

It’s clear the DemonRATS are indeed hell-bent on taking Virginians’ guns and that they will push for some sort of gun confiscation SOON.

National Guard going door-to-door seems like a bit of a stretch.

Most likely we’d be looking at a few “Red Flag” raids followed by non-stop harassment of gun owners to incentivize participation in a buy-back program.

Whatever happens, boomers aren’t going to do anything but fedpost on the internets and then surrender immediately when the feds show up at their houses.

And maybe they’ll take their cows out onto a government pasture or something.