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Barack Obama: We're Not Taking Away Anyone's Gun Rights

troutbum5 Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 4:27 PM
Your implication that anyone with an NRA memberships is a nut or psycho is out of line, untrue, and insulting. Lanza was an aberration. You want to blame something, and find something to fix, take a look at our broken mental health system. Lanza, Holmes, the Columbine kids and the Tuscon nut were all known to have problems, yet nobody did anything about it, mostly because their hands were tied.

President Obama just wrapped up remarks at the White House pushing for more "common sense" gun control measures as public support for new legislation wanes.

"What we're proposing is not radical, it's not taking away anyone's gun rights," Obama said.

Flanked by a dozen mothers, Obama called on members of Congress to get on board with support for universal background checks, otherwise known as the criminalization of private firearms transfers. The President claimed proposals on the table will keep guns out the hands of criminals, but a deeper look at background check legislation (which will be voted...

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