The Case for Prosecuting Hunter Biden

The Case for Prosecuting Hunter Biden




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C
harles C. W. Cooke had a post this week that said everything that ought to be said about why it would be fitting to prosecute Hunter Biden’s apparent making of a false statement on the required firearms application form. I want to add a few points about prosecutorial discretion, the potential of an additional gun crime, and our two-tiered justice system.

The Politico story Charlie cites stresses that prosecutions arising out of false statements on Form 4473 are rare. As Charlie rightly observes, that in itself is a problem (a point Kevin D. Williamson also made a few days ago). Still,

Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/03/the-case-for-prosecuting-hunter-biden/
[By: Andrew C. McCarthy

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