“Well, that would be a word that might well fit”, Clinton said, but then she reconsidered.
Her campaign released proposals about what she would do to curb gun violence if elected to the White House.
Republicans generally oppose legislation that restricts the ability of Americans to purchase and own guns, basing their position on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that legitimizes “the right of the people to keep and bear arms”.
It is striking how casually the government strips people of the basic human right to armed self-defense.
I don’t accept that you deal with this this constant gun violence, these massacres and murders that are taking place and just shrug your shoulders and say, well there’s nothing you can do about it because that’s wrong.
“The ATF [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives] should finalize its rulemaking to close loopholes in our laws and clarify that people involuntarily committed to outpatient treatment, such as the Virginia Tech shooter, are prohibited from buying guns.”
Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, have cultivated a far-reaching donor and political network in California, having raised money here for a quarter-century.
Chicago, until recently, had a reputation for strict anti-gun laws.
The Agenda Project, founded by veteran Democratic consultant Erica Payne, wants the House Ethics Committee to investigate what the organization calls the new “witch-hunt[ing]” Benghazi select committee.
According to the poll, 54 percent of Maryland Democrats think Hillary Clinton will win the nomination, 14 percent think Biden will win, and 8 percent think Bernie Sanders will win.
The argument that Republicans will face in 2016 is that law-and-order conservatives have, in the words of Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, allowed themselves to “be dominated by gun extremists who deride every gun measure that might make our country a little bit safer – no matter how many mass killings we have”.
A superPAC backing O’Malley has already criticized Sanders for his mixed background on gun control. Even though he is the sitting vice president, there are now only a handful of Democratic officials who have said they would support him, mostly concentrated in his home state of Delaware and nearby Philadelphia.
The argument: The 30-second ad, which is scheduled to run on cable news channels beginning Tuesday, marks the latest attempt by Clinton and her allies to portray Republicans as willing to use any issue to “derail” her candidacy. “Sanders talk about himself”.
“That’s up to Congress”, she said, adding that she was looking forward to testifying before the Benghazi panel on October 22 “to explain what I’ve done”. That’s what separates us from most nations.