gun control

President Obama visited Newtown, Connecticut last night and spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Saying he came “to offer the love and prayers of a nation,” President Obama opened his remarks by thanking local officials and quoting the Bible: “Scripture tells us, ‘Do not lose heart. […]

An emotional President Obama shed tears as he addressed the nation from the White House over the tragic school shooting in Connecticut that left 27 people dead, 20 of them children. “Our hearts are broken today,” said President Obama. While he said today was not the day for a discusson on gun control, he mentioned […]

President Obama was unable to make the NAACP convention, but he did address the National Urban League conference in New Orleans, where for the first time in his presidency he forcefully spoke out against gun violence. The president said he stands by the Second Amendment and recognizes the traditions of hunting and gun ownership in […]