President Obama has called for more gun control in the wake of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood location in Colorado.
“The last thing Americans should have to do, over the holidays or any day, is comfort the families of people killed by gun violence,” Obama said in a statement on Saturday.
While acknowledging the motive is still unknown, he said the situation was “not normal” and “we can’t let it become normal.”
“If we truly care about this—if we’re going to offer up our thoughts and prayers again, for God knows how many times, with a truly clean conscience—then we have to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them. Period. Enough is enough.”
Three people, including Officer Garrett Swasey, died in the shooting.