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Bloomberg Exploits Shooting To Pressure Obama on Gun Control

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) said Sunday that gun control should be President Obama’s “number one agenda,” in the wake of Friday’s deadly mass shooting at a Connecticut school. 

“It’s time for the president, I think, to stand up and lead and tell this country what we should do — not go to Congress and say, ‘What do you guys want to do?’” Bloomberg said on NBC’s “Meet The Press.” “This should be his number one agenda. He’s president of the United States. And if he does nothing during his second term, something like 48,000 Americans will be killed with illegal guns.”

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  • GroundTruth||

    "Bloomberg Exploits Shooting To Pressure Obama on Gun Control"...

    Why does this not surprize me? Every fascist in the country will be calling for abolishing the 2nd Amendment.

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    "And if he does nothing during his second term, something like 48,000 Americans will be killed with illegal guns.”

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    Um, so if we ban guns all of those lives will be saved somehow? Does he really believe that? I mean, in this instance he's even talking about guns that there are already laws on the books for (since he specifically said "illegal guns"). How on earth would passing stricter gun control somehow reduce the number of people killed by illegal guns?

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