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Washington Post: Obama Hurts Gun Control Effort By Exaggerating Gun Stats

On March 12, The Washington Post (WAPO) reacted to the failed AR-15 ammo ban, which was one more gun control loss in a string of many others, by suggesting that President Obama is hurting the gun control movement with his hyperbole on gun crime statistics and America’s place in the world among gun-owning countries.

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Obama: ‘Important’ Second Amendment Responsible for High Homicide Rates

Speaking at Benedict College in South Carolina on March 6, President Obama said the “Second Amendment … is important,” that it is “part of our culture” and “part of who were are.” Then he quickly added, “But what we also have to recognize is, is that our homicide rates are so much higher than other industrialized countries–by like a mile.”