USA –-(Ammoland.com)- After days of cautious remarks that avoided “gun control” in the wake of the theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., which prompted criticism and lament from vocal disarmament proponents, President Barack Obama broke his silence Wednesday in New Orleans and promised “to lead a national discussion,” The Washington Post is reporting.
“Obama told the National Urban League here that he believes a lot of gun owners would agree that ‘AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers,’ not civilians on American streets,” the report relates, offering the first official renewal of a “jewel in the crown” goal he’d articulated and then had scrubbed from the White House website (noting that history has conveniently been sealed from Internet Archive “Wayback Machine” searches). Also gone from the official record were his plans to exploit trace data, implement more federal edicts, end private sales, and mandate defensive gun use impediments under the guise of “childproofing.”
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David Codrea is a long-time gun rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He is a field editor for GUNS Magazine, and a blogger at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. Read more at www.DavidCodrea.com.