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President, Critics Connect at CNN's Town Hall on Guns PDF Print E-mail
Written by GBP Staff   
Friday, 08 January 2016 15:46

pres-obama-town-hall-2016President Barack Obama, trying to do something about gun violence, and critics who believe he's determined to confiscate their weapons came face-to-face Thursday in a CNN town hall televised nationally. The President fielded tough questions from gun owners in a rare respectful and reasoned interlude in one of America's most poisoned political debates.

President Obama Shares the Steps He's Taking to Reduce Gun Violence PDF Print E-mail
Written by The White House   
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 11:27

obama-wh“We know that we can’t stop every act of violence. But what if we tried to stop even one?” - President Obama

WASHINGTON, DC - Columbine. Blacksburg. Newtown. Aurora. Tucson. Oak Creek. Charleston. San Bernardino.

Too many communities across the country are still suffering from the heartbreaking consequences of a gun in the wrong hands. In the past decade, more than 100,000 people have died as a result of gun violence. Many of these crimes were committed by people who never should have been able to purchase a gun in the first place.

Sympathy is not enough to stop gun violence. Congress has repeatedly failed to take action, blocking commonsense reforms supported by the vast majority of the American people – including gun owners themselves.

The President has a responsibility to do everything in his power to reduce gun violence. This week, he will.

Here’s more about what he’s doing:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016 11:55
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