Hillary Clinton is buying a fight with the NRA…which means she will lose…and along the way make a challenge to beat Barack Obama as the world’s greatest gun salesperson of all time.
In a speech Tuesday, Hillary Clinton raised eyebrows by calling for increased restrictions on carrying firearms in public.
It feels like the 1990s again with¬†Monica Lewinsky¬†in the news and a Clinton calling for increased gun control measures.
In a speech Tuesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decried the current wave of state laws allowing citizens to freely carry firearms in public places. While speaking at the National Conference on Behaviorial Health outside Washington, D.C., Clinton¬†said “I think again we’re way out of balance [in regulating firearms]. We’ve got to rein in what has become almost an article of faith that almost anybody can have a gun anywhere at any time. And I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people.” The former New York senator and¬†potential 2016 presidential candidate¬†made the statement in reference to a question about the role of firearms in suicides.
Clinton worried that the ability of gun owners to freely carry weapons in public would lead to an increase in shootings in places like movie theaters over disputes as mundane as someone talking loudly on a cell phone. In her opinion,¬†“That’s what happens in the countries I’ve visited where there is no rule of law and no self-control and that is something that we cannot just let go without paying attention.” Read more »