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Bill Clinton Cautions Obama: Do Not Patronize Gun Owners

Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 11:56 AM
actually,the full-auto trigger group was not illegal to own by itself until IIRC,the 1986 FOPA,when F-Troop "interpreted" it to be a "machine gun" all by itself. Before that,you could own a full-auto trigger group as long as it was not installed in a receiver,making the receiver a machine gun.

Former President Bill Clinton, who suffered significant political damage after signing into law the original assault weapons ban, is cautioning President Obama against patronizing his gun control opponents, in particular gun owners.

Appearing before Obama's National Finance Committee and various business leaders, Clinton stressed that guns present different cultural complexities than other political issues.

"Do not patronize the passionate supporters of your opponents by looking down your nose at them," he said, according to Politico.

Clinton's words are wise, but it may be too late. The Obama campaign team has already