In the midst of the 2016 presidential election, there are so many message being hurled around by every candidate, it’s hard to know what’s what. But one thing is pretty certain: a Hillary Clinton presidency would be a rough four years for gun rights.
She seemed to confirm this at a recent campaign even in Philadelphia, the eventual site of the Democratic National Convention, according to this story posted today on Breitbart.com Clinton says, “When it comes to guns? We have just too many guns. On the streets, in our homes, in our neighborhoods.”
The quote is from a speech she gave during a forum on gun violence with a group of African-American women who lost family members in a shooting. Former Attorney General Eric Holder was also present at the event, the story says.
During the forum, the story says Clinton urged voters to tackle the “epidemic” of gun violence in the U.S., and attempted to vilify gun rights groups.
“There is none more powerful gun lobby than the gun lobby (sic),” she said, “None.”
She also criticized Congress for siding with the NRA and praised Holder, saying he “was in a position to see a lot of this first hand” as Obama’s Attorney General.
Leading up to the Connecticut primary, Clinton will be focusing on gun control and meeting with victims of the Sandy Hook shooting, according to this story from the New York Times.