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Obama Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Mass Shootings

Mary Margaret Olohan on August 5, 2019

Former President Barack Obama spoke out in a Monday tweet about mass shootings in the U.S. and called for a rejection of leaders using language that encourages hate, fear or racism.

The former president tweeted a statement from himself and his wife Michelle Obama Monday afternoon, saying that “no other nation on Earth” experiences the number of mass shootings that the United States does.

Barack Obama said the mass shootings of the past weekend in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, show a dangerous trend of “troubled individuals who embrace racist ideologies and see themselves obligated to act violently to preserve white supremacy.”


“But just as important, all of us have to send a clarion call and behave with the values of tolerance and diversity that should be the hallmark of democracy,” Barack Obama said, adding:

“We should strongly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments; leaders who demonize those who don’t look like us, or suggest that other people, including immigrants, threaten our way of life, or refer to other people as sub human, or imply that America belongs to just one certain type of people.”

The former president compared this type of language to the language used in other human tragedies throughout history, such as the Holocaust.

He also added in another tweet that “until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening.”

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  • you would almost swear that these shootings are planned by someone with the idea of curbing our self preservation in the days to come.seems awful coencidential, doesn't it?

  • All this from a piss poor TRAITOR/TREASONOUS EX president, who inspired these troubled souls, with the help of George Sorehose.

  • Please don't trouble the Leftists with facts. They get upset and then they get violent.

  • What he did not mention was the mass shootings during his administration killed more people than any other president including Trump.

  • How dare Obama crawl out of his hole! And blame Trump for what he did not do at all! Did not Obama put VP Biden in charge of gun control, and all they could do is blame Bush! Blame the NRA, if Obama had his way this Country would be without a Constitution, for Obama said it was outdated and need to be rewritten. Our fore Fathers seen that when the people owned guns they defeated the British, and Our Fore Fathers believed no foreign Country could overthrow our Government, for the People could then fight back, for our freedom or die. Instead Obama and Biden with the help of Eric Holder, ran guns to the Mexican cartels (The Fast and Furious Scandal) which made it easier for the Cartels to run drugs and bring more Illegals here plus kill Border Guards. Yes, we see how the Liberals are working the people, a Antifa Member and a Illegal did the El Paso and Ohio killings. Yes the creep Beto O Rokie! made his statement blaming Trump like the sick Major of El Paso who cares more about Illegals and Antifa than Citizens. We all know Nancy Pelosi and her Democrat House has done nothing about Gun Control nor do they care about the Border Wall. Next they will blame Trump for E.coli out breaks from Nancy Pelosi's District in San Francisco due to all the Human Poop on the streets! What in the hell did Obama do about Sandy Hook?????????????????? Obama! Democrats created White Supremacy(KKK) and the Jim Crow Laws, That's right Obama rewrote History!

  • This from a president that did more to divide this country with his blacks against whites, rich against poor and old against young. Under his presidency the economy never when over 2.3% growth and unemployment was in the toilet. He has b--ls to even open his stinking mouth. He'll go down as the worst president in modern times.

  • Typical deranged Dem. The Dems can't comprehend that guns don't shot by themselves nor do cars hit and kill people without a driver. The Dems have no common sense and will never let a mass murder go by without trying to capitalize on it to make money for their political agendas and enslave our citizens.

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