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Hillary Clinton: U.S. needs to 'rein in' proliferation of guns
Political Ticker ^ | 5/6/2014 | Dan Merica

Posted on 05/07/2014 8:54:37 AM PDT by xzins

Hillary Clinton told an audience of mental health professionals on Tuesday that the United States needs to rein in its gun culture or risk a world where insignificant disagreements could lead to shootings.

Asked about the mental health aspects of guns, Clinton said "I think we've got to rein in what has become a almost article faith that anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime. I don't believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people."

"We really have got to get our arms around it because at the rate we are going, we are going to have so many people with guns everywhere fully licensed, fully validated," Clinton said, painting a picture of a country where small annoyances could lead to shootings.

Clinton, whose comments came during the question and answer portion at the end of her appearance, said because "we are living at a time when there is so much external stimulation and some much internal confusion in certain people," it would be a bad idea to let people "go to bars with guns, let them go to schools with guns, let them go to church with guns."

Referencing a shooting earlier this year where a 71-year old retired police officer shot a 43-year old man texting in a movie theater, Clinton said people thinking they "have the right to defend themselves against the gum chewer and the cell phone user by shooting the person" is reminiscent of countries she visited "with no rule of law and self control."

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KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guns; hillaryclinton; violence
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1 posted on 05/07/2014 8:54:37 AM PDT by xzins
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it would be a bad idea to let people "go to bars with guns, let them go to schools with guns, let them go to church with guns."

As a pastor, I'm thinking that church would be among the safest places for concealed carry holders.

2 posted on 05/07/2014 8:55:30 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Rein in = Put a boot on the throat of


3 posted on 05/07/2014 8:56:12 AM PDT by DManA
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To: xzins
I will give up my guns the minute Hillary Benghazi Manpads Clinton gives up her armed guards.
4 posted on 05/07/2014 8:57:30 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: xzins

Hopefully, this will be a big part of her campaign platform. This and her support for Obamacare.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 8:57:48 AM PDT by DeakonSmith
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To: DManA

You got that right.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 8:57:50 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

This is an election-loser. Let her speak.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 8:58:22 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: xzins

I feel 100% secure in my church, knowing there are guns all around me.


8 posted on 05/07/2014 8:58:44 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: DeakonSmith

All leftists hate guns for obvious reasons.

It makes it harder for them to take over a nation.


9 posted on 05/07/2014 8:59:14 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

How about we “rein-in” the proliferation of industrial-strength militarization of every government agency from beat cops to state police to Fedzilla alphabet agencies and their mercenaries?

Meanwhile, we need to rein-in the proliferation of anti-Consitutional fascists like WITCH Hitlery.


10 posted on 05/07/2014 8:59:30 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: xzins

F U H C


11 posted on 05/07/2014 8:59:37 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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To: demshateGod

I agree.


12 posted on 05/07/2014 8:59:59 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

> All leftists hate guns for obvious reasons.

They don’t hate guns, per-se.

They hate an armed populace.

A disarmed populace is much easier to control.


13 posted on 05/07/2014 9:00:20 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: xzins
is reminiscent of countries she visited with no rule of law and self control.

Is she talking about inner-city Chicago?

14 posted on 05/07/2014 9:00:28 AM PDT by expat2
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To: xzins
If Hillary were an American she would realize that the reason for growth of arms sales is mainly because of the growth of unAmerican government and unConstitutional actions of the unAmerican government.
15 posted on 05/07/2014 9:00:58 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: xzins

How about reigning in the spending? The Welfare State? Fed employee headcounts, compensation, benefits and pensions? How bout reigning in the racism in this Administration, esp Justice Dept? How about reigning in unpopular and unfair preference and quota programs?

How bout reigning in the CRIME that leads to self protection in the first place

Stupid beyotch


16 posted on 05/07/2014 9:01:09 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: Westbrook

The department of Homeland Security was a huge mistake. It is becoming the standing army with allegiance sworn to the king that the Founders worried about.


17 posted on 05/07/2014 9:01:13 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
Hillary Clinton told an audience of mental health professionals

They are going to try and declare the gun culture a mental illness, Soviet style.

In fact they are going to say that anyone that wants their liberty, their rights, and prosperity to be mentally deranged and a terrorist.

18 posted on 05/07/2014 9:01:58 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: xzins
a world where insignificant disagreements could lead to shootings.

The same old tired lie. This has been disproved repeatedly, but the anti-gunners keep repeating it.

19 posted on 05/07/2014 9:02:23 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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20 posted on 05/07/2014 9:02:33 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: xzins
Hillary...Go to Chicago and walk through "the neighborhood".

You might have to really duck...unlike in Iraq.

21 posted on 05/07/2014 9:03:29 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: xzins

Hillary used term “let them” several times. If the right is enshrined in the Constitution then how does she get to decide what is allowed and what is not allowed?


22 posted on 05/07/2014 9:04:14 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: xzins
All leftists hate guns for obvious reasons.

Actually they love guns, but only in the hands of their JBTs. It OUR hands they don't like to be able to pick up a gun..

23 posted on 05/07/2014 9:04:14 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: xzins
"We really have got to get our arms around it because at the rate we are going, we are going to have so many people with guns everywhere fully licensed, fully validated," Clinton said...

She makes it sound like a bad thing.

24 posted on 05/07/2014 9:05:03 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: xzins

Clinton said “I think we’ve got to rein in what has become a almost article faith that anybody can have FREEDOM, anywhere, anytime. I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people.”

Isn’t this really what she is saying?


25 posted on 05/07/2014 9:06:28 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

You might have noticed, Tet, but leftists aren’t real big on FREEDOM either. :>)

Good post. Thanks.


26 posted on 05/07/2014 9:09:05 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: tet68
The woman needs to be fitted with a bridle and stirrups...
27 posted on 05/07/2014 9:09:31 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: xzins
I don't believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people

No communist, progressive or statist ever wants their subjects to have weapons.

28 posted on 05/07/2014 9:09:58 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: xzins

Don’t these people ever go away?

Just asking.


29 posted on 05/07/2014 9:10:32 AM PDT by ripley
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To: xzins

“...or risk a world where insignificant disagreements could lead to shootings.”

Only in a world of moral relativism. A world that you and your ilk are pushing for.


30 posted on 05/07/2014 9:10:34 AM PDT by Corporate Democrat
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To: xzins

Many of the Pentecostal churches I’m familiar with have all their ushers, deacons and related people armed at all times.


31 posted on 05/07/2014 9:11:31 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: xzins
What a pathetic fat benghazi-blood clown. Why doesn't she admit where the problem really lies: Society needs to rein in the presence of all clintons. Their being exiled to a marxist country would really make things better here.
32 posted on 05/07/2014 9:13:28 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: DeakonSmith; xzins

“...this will be a big part of her campaign platform....”

Nah, she’ll show up at some local gun shop, with her “hunter’s vest” on, a blaze orange cap, talking about how “her and her dad used to shoot ducks” when she was growing up, and then ask if “I can get me a huntin’ License here”?

And a bevy of Armed, Taxpayer-funded SS will be surrounding her, with their ultra-cool sunglasses and botox-fixed scowls.

She’ll try to fool the usual numbnuts... and will succeed with some of them.


33 posted on 05/07/2014 9:15:51 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: DeakonSmith

A Sampling of Hillary Clinton Quotes:

“We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.”

“It’s time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, and for the few...... And to replace it with shared responsibility,

for shared prosperity.”

“(We).....can’t just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people.”

“We have to build a political consensus and that requires people to give up a little bit of their own ... in order to create this common ground.”

“I certainly think the free-market has failed.”

“I think it’s time to send a clear message to what has become the most profitable sector in (the) entire economy that they are being watched.”


34 posted on 05/07/2014 9:20:17 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: xzins

Yep, remove guns from Americans so when they’re overrun
by shrillary goons, they can throw rocks at the goons.


35 posted on 05/07/2014 9:30:24 AM PDT by tillacum
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To: xzins

Proliferation of guns to Al Quaida (see Benghazi).


36 posted on 05/07/2014 9:33:48 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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To: FatherofFive

It has worked so well in many places in the past, only hundreds of millions killed, unable to defend themselves from their friendly benevolent government. A healthy percentage of the serfs here know better.


37 posted on 05/07/2014 9:34:20 AM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: xzins

Remember during her and billy boy’s terms in office? More
that 50 people were removed from the living by various means. Some even committed suicide with a bullet hole in
the back of their heads ...... with a rifle.


38 posted on 05/07/2014 9:35:35 AM PDT by tillacum
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To: Westbrook
A disarmed populace is much easier to control WITH GUNS.
39 posted on 05/07/2014 9:35:44 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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To: xzins

“I think we’ve got to rein in what has become a almost article faith that anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime.”

Except for the whole “right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed” thingy.


40 posted on 05/07/2014 9:35:49 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: xzins

“it would be a bad idea to let people “go to bars with guns, let them go to schools with guns, let them go to church with guns.”

Let them, let them, let them. The mind of a fascist.


41 posted on 05/07/2014 9:36:54 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: CSM

She will ‘let you’ eat broccoli. Be grateful, you slug!


42 posted on 05/07/2014 9:38:05 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Everywhere Hillary goes she has a gun with her. It is mighty hypocritical of her to say others can’t.


43 posted on 05/07/2014 9:39:51 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: xzins

Well, we know what not letting responsible people carry guns into schools, etc. gets.


44 posted on 05/07/2014 9:39:59 AM PDT by matt04
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To: xzins
No,sweetie,with filth like you holding positions of power,we need the *spread* of firearms to all decent,respectable citizens.As the greatest scholar of Constitutional law to have ever drawn breath you *know* that the Second Amendment was never about hunting...it was about we members of the great unwashed being able to defend ourselves from amoral rulers like yourself.

Feel free,sweetie,to try to amend the Constitution if you wish.Otherwise.....shut the hell up!

45 posted on 05/07/2014 9:41:13 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: xzins

It isn’t just that. It is a world view.

They grow up in a world where firearms are only all BAD. Yes their security guards have them, and so do police, but if we can only perfect mankind there would be no need for arms at all.

This is also why the elite’s can’t seem to grasp why the West is at war with Islam. They think deep down all muslims want to be posh New Yorkers. They can not understand anyone who has different objectives.

Unfortunately, utopian dreamers always become despots when human nature fails to conform to what they want to be.


46 posted on 05/07/2014 9:42:10 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: xzins

If I refuse will sahe “let me” live? Likely only till the train reaches its destination.


47 posted on 05/07/2014 9:42:53 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: plain talk

You do realize that there is a push for a new Constitutional convention. I heard on the news they had enough states lined up to do it also.

The 2nd will not last the first cut.


48 posted on 05/07/2014 9:43:32 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: phormer phrog phlyer
A healthy percentage of the serfs here know better.

I thank God the Liberals don't like guns. Except for their bodyguards.

49 posted on 05/07/2014 9:45:32 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: xzins

Why can’t she rein in her fat stomach first? Get a girdle, Hillary!


50 posted on 05/07/2014 9:47:28 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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