Melanie Batley for Newsmax reports:
In the wake of the recent mass shootings throughout the country, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has taken the unusual step of elevating the discussion about gun control to the center of her campaign.
…”I’m going to speak out against the uncontrollable use of guns in our country because I believe we can do better,” Clinton said Tuesday in Iowa City….
Wayne LaPierre, the NRA’s executive vice president, argued that by raising the issue, Clinton does so at her peril.
“We’ve been down this road before with the Clintons,” LaPierre said through a spokesman, according to the Post. “She needs to read her husband’s book.”
In Bill Clinton’s memoir, “My Life,” he suggested that Vice President Al Gore lost the 2000 presidential election in part because of the fallout in states such as Arkansas and Tennessee over the 1995 ban on assault weapons during the Clinton administration.
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