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Biden says “Pistol-stabilizing Braces” turns pistols into guns and make it so that you can have high

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 7/27/2023
It made it harder for people to buy stabilized brief — braces. Put a pistol on a brace, and it ma- — turns into a gun. Makes them where you can have a higher-caliber weapon — a higher-caliber bullet coming out of that gun. It’s essentially turning it into a short-barreled rifle, which has been a weapon of choice by a number of mass shooters.

President Joe Biden, “Remarks by President Biden at the National Safer Communities Summit,” University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, June 16, 2023.
In three sentences, Biden has made multiple nonsensical and false statements. Few seem to realize that stabilizing braces for pistols were originally designed to allow wounded and disabled veterans who may have lost the use of part of their hand to hold handguns. They are essentially a strap attached to the gun which allows the disabled person to hold the gun when it recoils. Disabled individuals are often viewed as easy targets by criminals, and stabilizers make it easier to defend thems