It is a scary thought that this man can actually be the next president.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called for making existing gun laws “stronger” and “more enforceable” in the wake of last week’s bloody shooting at a Lafayette, LA, multiplex screening of Trainwreck. Speaking from New Orleans on NBC’s Meet The Press, Sanders told moderator Chuck Todd that “guns used to kill people exclusively, not for hunting, should not be sold in the United States of America.”
Pressed by Todd for details, Sanders reiterated his support of universal instant background checks and refusal of guns for anyone “who has a criminal background that is involved in domestic abuse situations or who are unstable.”
“Second of all, I believe that we need to make sure that certain types of guns used to kill people exclusively, not for hunting, should not be sold in the United States of America.” He added, “Coming from a rural state, I think I can communicate with folks coming from urban states, where guns mean different things than they do in Vermont, where they’re used for hunting.”
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