Skip to comments.Obama to lay out first steps in gun policy talks after Newtown tragedy
Posted on 12/19/2012 3:33:12 AM PST by Innovative
With the shock and horror from Newtown giving way to anger and calls for action, President Barack Obama will announce his first concrete steps Wednesday in addressing the raging debate about gun policy.
Obama is expected to announce that Vice President Joe Biden will lead an inter-agency process to develop policy in the wake of the Connecticut elementary school massacre.
White House aides say Obama won't announce major policy decisions Wednesday, but will outline his administration's path forward.
"These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change," Obama told a packed auditorium at Newtown High School on Sunday.
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-- Rahm Emanuel
Yes, we must change. We must give out the combos to our gun safes to anyone. Hell, let’s just leave the safes open. And of course, we should leave our guns in the open in our unlocked cars. Is that what he has in mind?
Bad guys don’t go thru the same process we law-abiding citizens do to procure our self defense weapons. If a bad guy wants a gun, he will KILL someone to get it.
Because of the actions of the few, many will be punished. Zeig Heil! (that’s German for bullshit)
Obama has to get this done before the bodies turn cold.
The PTB think their lives are invaluable, and thus they are allowed to protect their own lives and the lives of their loved ones. However, they do not think that our lives — we, The People — have any value at all; thus they see no reason why our lives should be the subject of protection.
However, knee-jerk reactions to tragedy, and worse, using tragedy to score political points, is not the right course.
Should we be having a national discussion about banning or restricting automobiles? The following statistics are from an article published this year:
“Roads are now the biggest killer of young people over the age of 10, with road traffic deaths constituting a global health epidemic that has reached crisis proportions, according to a report published on Wednesday.”
“Children and young people are the worst affected, with road traffic injuries now the single biggest source of fatality among 10- to 24-year-olds worldwide. In 2004, the last year for which comprehensive data is available, road traffic injuries killed more 5- to 14-year-olds than malaria, diarrhoea and HIV and Aids.”
It’s a BFD to fundamentally transform America.
Vice President Joe Biden will lead an inter-agency process to develop policy in the wake of the Connecticut elementary school massacre
Yeah a Government policy. That will work. Just look how well the Governments policies on jobs is working, the Governments policy on immigration is working, the Government policy on health care is working, the Government policy on debt is working.
One policy will work and always works. Be able to KILL the bad guy before he kills you or those around you.
Obama is the biggest tragedy to ever befall this Republic.
What good it is to trade your liberty and rights for a false semse of safety delivered by a dictator wanna be?
...Vice President Joe Biden will lead an inter-agency process...
Sounds to me like Der Fuehrer intends to bypass Congress and rule by decree.
Just words, abslutely no substance at all!
Just words, absolutely no substance at all!
A committee headed by Joe Biden? This horse will surely look like a camel.
“””Sounds to me like Der Fuehrer intends to bypass Congress and rule by decree.”””
Dictators don’t need Congress.
While the NRA has been largely quiet, the national debate over guns is reaching a new high — some calling for stricter control; others for more access.
Is it me, or is that gray area getting smaller and smaller and harder to see?
Division. What side you are on?
If the thing fails, Biden will get the blame, if it doesn’t Obama will get the credit, and poor Joe didn’t even see this coming.
Obama is going gun grabbing, Biden is going to get the rap for it.
Biden is sitting there saying Duh—who me?
With the rise of cars that drive themselves, you will see laws banning people driving sooner or later.
The liberals and their president have failed. There have been far more mass shootings under “his watch” than any other administration. Various cities around the country have become war zones. Over 2000 guns were given to criminals. A jihadist infiltrated our military and murdered troops on American soil. Instead of laying out a policy, he should resign.
Good point, but no one in the media and certainly not among the dirty 'Rats will admit this. Just look at Obama's "hometown", Chicago. I am guessing that after a couple or few nights there, the death total from the CT tragedy will have been exceeded. Things there are so bad that Godfather Rahm is going on TV begging the gangbangers to "leave the children alone". And there are dozens more places like it, Detroit, south LA, Miami, Washington. If Obama wants to control guns, start in those places. He can go out and beg the gangbangers to give up their guns to their homeboy.
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