President Joe Biden took to Twitter to try and promote one of the left’s favorite causes, but the fact-checkers on the social media site were having none of it.

On Friday, the president went to Twitter to make his case for gun control and banning the AR-15 models, a cause that has near-universal support in his party. As part of his argument for gun control, Biden claimed that guns were the main cause of death for children in the United States.

“Guns are the #1 killer of kids in America. More than car accidents and more than cancer. We can’t let that become just another statistic,” Biden tweeted.

Much to Biden’s chagrin, the Twitter Community Notes feature quickly sprang into action to point out just how outrageous and inaccurate Biden’s claim was, instead showing that accidents are the leading cause of death for children.

“According to the CDC, accidents are the leading cause of death for children and adolescents,” the Community Note read.

In addition, the note also pointed out what it would take for Biden’s claim to be true, and it would require quite a bit of factual manipulation.

For Biden’s claim to have any merit, it would mean that children under one, who are rarely the victims of gun violence, are excluded, and 18 and 19-year-olds, part of the primary demographic that suffers from gun violence, were counted as children.

This, of course, is impossible, as infants are still considered children, and 18-year-olds and 19-year-olds are legally considered adults, meaning that their deaths are considered adult deaths.

By all accounts, this was just a cheap way to try and score political points for the far-left, while being completely divorced from reality.

In other words, it’s your typical leftist talking point.

The Community Note included a number of links refuting Biden’s inane claim, including studies and reports from a variety of outlets such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (here

 claiming that the No. 1 cause of death of children are “accidents”) and Snopes (here begrudgingly admitting that guns are not the leading cause of death in children without gross data manipulation).

In addition, many were quick to respond to the tweet by pointing out that the leading cause of child deaths is something mentioned neither by Biden, nor the Community Notes – abortion.

People are absolutely right to remind the president of this. Abortion kills millions of children every day, many more than are ever killed by gun violence on any given day.

Biden claims to care about the lives of children, but at the same time, supports the very thing that is the leading cause of death in children.

Don’t forget: Biden wholeheartedly supports abortion despite the fact that it is at odds with the Catholic faith to which he supposedly subscribes.

Americans are sadly used to outrageous claims from the Biden administration, but this one might just take the cake. It is an outlandish claim that is obviously false to anyone with eyes to see.

Biden and the left are not being honest about this because this would mean admitting that their priorities are misplaced, and they would have to give up on causes that are near and dear to their hearts.

But, as the response to this tweet shows, the American people simply are not buying it anymore.

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