BELLEVUE, WA – The alarming revelation that anti-gun-rights billionaire Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million in Florida to guarantee that important swing state goes to Democrat Joe Biden is proof the former vice president is “bought and paid for,” the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

“Joe Biden is a perennial gun prohibitionist, and Michael Bloomberg is opening his wallet to essentially buy the Sunshine State vote on Biden’s behalf,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “It is clear to us the former New York mayor thinks the former vice president will do his bidding, otherwise he wouldn’t be making such an expensive investment.

“Considering Biden’s gun control agenda and his promise to pursue a restrictive gun grabbing crusade if he wins in November,” he continued, “there should be no doubt Joe is a 100 percent certified shill for Bloomberg and his gun prohibition lobbying groups, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action.”

Months ago, Biden promised that former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke would be his point man on gun policy in a Biden administration. He admitted during a CNN interview that he fully intends to ban semiautomatic modern sporting rifles, which he considers “assault weapons.” His so-called plan to end “gun violence” is nothing more than a repackaging of every cockeyed gun control scheme to come along during the past two decades, SAF argued.

“During his 47 years on Capitol Hill and as Barack Obama’s vice president, Joe Biden has never met a gun restriction he hasn’t liked,” Gottlieb observed. “His promise to continue supporting Draconian gun control schemes should be ample payback to Bloomberg, who dislikes the idea of private gun ownership worse than Biden does.

“Biden and Bloomberg are anti-gun elitists who have always enjoyed armed protection while dismissing the needs of average citizens to protect themselves and their families,” he stated. “Biden better get used to dancing on the ends of Bloomberg’s strings, because for this amount of money, the Delaware Democrat is going to be the Big Apple billionaire’s puppet. Biden plans to change the Bill of Rights, and Bloomberg plans to buy it.

“We plan to challenge in court all of their unconstitutional anti-gun schemes,” Gottlieb vowed.