Obama: Time to address American culture ‘that too often glorifies guns and violence’

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    never let a good crisis or in this case a tragedy go to waste..
    disgusting
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    December 21, 2012 | 6:31 am | Modified: December 21, 2012 at 6:35 am
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    President Obama this morning issued a video response to a White House petition demanding more gun control – specifically mentioning America’s gun culture.

    Obama signaled that although he believed in the Second Amendment, most Americans were lawful gun owners who would support his ideas for gun control.

    “I am also betting that the majority — the vast majority — of responsible, law-abiding gun owners would be some of the first to say that we should be able to keep an irresponsible, law-breaking few from buying a weapon of war,” he said promoting the idea of an assault rifle ban and ending the sale of high capacity magazines. Obama added that he believed in better background checks, and closing the gun show loophole.

    Obama also promised to address the culture in America, “that too often glorifies guns and violence,” as well as school safety and mental health care.

    “If we work harder to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, there would be fewer atrocities like the one in Newtown — or any of the lesser-known tragedies that visit small towns and big cities all across America every day,” Obama concluded.

    The President asked Americans to leave a comment regarding gun control on the White House website.

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    obama intends to "transform" the entire American culture? That's what I thought.
     
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    Fuck you, Barry
     
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    Of course, responsible gun ownership is the problem so lets focus on that.
     
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    I'd rather transform the American Culture that glorifies government. Talk about your real serial killers.
     
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    When obama orders the round up and arrest of gang members including those in black or hispanic gangs, I'll believe he intends to do something about dangerous people. When he starts opening insane asylums, he might be taken seriously.
     
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    I wish this man would stay out of our lives...HE IS not our daddy..He makes me sick
     
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    He's talking about Hollywood and the LMSM too right?
     
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    This is the same guy that armed a violent Mexican drug gang, right?
     
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    That is going to leave a mark.....
     

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