Rodrigo Ugarte

Bloomberg Opposes Obama's Stance on Guns

Filed By Rodrigo Ugarte | August 03, 2012 8:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Barack Obama, gun control, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Michael Bloomberg

"I don't think there's anybody, any rational person, that seriously could argue that what we have and the way we enforce it prohibits carnage," he said. "There's 34 people killed every single day [nationwide]. We've killed more than 400,000 Americans since 1968, when RFK and Martin Luther King Jr. were assassinated. That is more Americans than died during WWII. So the argument that we can do with existing laws and stop this is just preposterous. It isn't worth having a discussion about."

(Via The Huffington Post)

- Mayor Michael Bloomberg of NYC responds to President Obama's proposal to continue working with current gun laws following the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado. Bloomberg belongs to Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group dedicated to reform gun control in the United States.

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