Blackburn Statement on Obama Administration's Gun Control Proposal

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Washington, Jan 16, 2013 | Mike Reynard (202-225-1112) | comments
Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) issued the following statement regarding the gun control proposal announced by President Barack Obama today: 
 
“As a mother and grandmother, I believe we have an obligation to examine ways we can better protect our nation's youth. We need to have a serious conversation about mental health, psychiatric drugs, and the potential impact violent video games and movies have on our kids. I will closely review the President's proposals, however I am concerned his approach is a pre-determined attempt to redefine our Constitution. I am not going to allow this administration to trample on the Second Amendment or put new restrictions on the rights of law-abiding citizens to own firearms and ammunition.”
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