President Obama "strongly" supports the regeneration of the assault weapons ban and would back new gun legislation, the White House said Tuesday, as the president spoke to a pro-gun senator who has transfer his position since Friday's mass gunfire in Connecticut.
Carney also obtainable some other gun laws Obama would back. "He supports and would sustain legislation that addresses the difficulty of the so-called gun show dodge, and there are other rudiments of gun legislation that he could support high ability bullets clips, for example. That is certainly something he would be involved in looking at," he said.
Obama “is heartened by what we have all listened to from some members of assembly who have been longtime contestant of gun control measures," Carney said, and spoke to Sen. Joe Manchin earlier Tuesday. Carney didn't share more about Obama's call with Manchin, but the West Virginia Democrat is a longtime NRA member who has because Friday comes out in hold up of tougher gun rules.
I believe that we must have a discussion and bring gathering from all sides to the table. I know my friends at the NRA and those who maintain our Second alteration rights will contribute because I know that their hearts are tender for the families in Newtown, just like all Americans.
To have a productive discourse, we also need to address a number of serious issues, including our mental health system, protection in our schools and a media and amusement culture that adore disgusting aggression.