The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Blaze Gun Rights
President Barack Obama when announcing executive actions on gun control, said some “constraints on the freedom” are acceptable to protect innocent people.
“This is a ritual about this whole thing that I have to do. I believe in the Second Amendment. It’s there written on the paper,” the president said in the East Room Tuesday morning, flanked by family members of people killed in mass shootings. “It guarantees a right to bear arms. No matter how many times people try to twist my words around, I taught constitutional law and I know a little bit about this.”
However, Obama noted that 30,000 people are killed by guns each year.
“I also believe that we can find ways to reduce gun violence consistent with the second amendment,” Obama said. “I mean, think about it. We all believe in the First Amendment, the guarantee of free speech, but we accept that you…post was originally published on this site