Obama Opposed Gun Ban Exception to Defend One’s Home

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    Obama Opposed Gun Ban Exception to Defend One’s Home [opposed self defense in your home]​



    By Keith Koffler
    January 11, 2013


    As a state senator in Illinois, President Obama opposed legislation providing an exception to handgun restrictions if the weapon was used in the defense of one’s home. Obama’s vote would have maintained the status quo, which made it a violation of municipal gun ban law to use a firearm to save your own life in your own home. But the bill was passed anyway without his support. The vote is a sign of how committed Obama may be to strict gun control measures. The Illinois vote is hardly ancient history, having occurred in 2004 as Obama was running for election...

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