Will White House use crony capitalism to sell gun control?
ObamaCare passage provides blueprint?
- Duration 3:46
- Date Jan 8, 2013
ObamaCare passage provides blueprint?
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We all go home and you talk under butters and as I want to -- my gun went.
You heard it here I'm on televisions -- -- knows it.
I believe in the Second Amendment.
I believe in people's lawful right to bear arms.
How will not take your shotgun away I will not -- go -- pull away.
I won't take your -- got away.
So that was then Senator Obama in 2008 promising to protect the rights of gun owners -- following -- shooting in Newtown Connecticut the president.
Is now going to have push for more gun control and how he plans to get there is starting to sound familiar here to explain -- Kate opened change.
Former chair the Republican party of Virginia and author of the book divider in chief the fraud.
Of hope and change good morning to -- -- hi Gretchen thanks for having me of course -- happy new year to you so how do you think the president will go about doing this gun reform.
Well I think he's gonna do -- the same way that he went about ramming through Obama care and it's crony capitalism at its worst remember how we partnered with big pharma.
-- didn't say that they would get profits from the Obama care he's doing the same thing with.
The large gun manufactures and and sellers like Wal-Mart saying hey help but worry and this the -- limitations background checks.
I'm -- individuals from being able to sell guns to other individuals that's -- the -- closing the gun.
Gun show loophole is about it's about prohibiting.
-- from being able to -- a gun to my buddy down the street or my friend.
And said that's going to benefit places like Wal-Mart is of course they're going to be putting ads on and I'm not promoting any restrictions that they that Obama prospers OK so let me play the devil's advocate here why is that bad.
Well it's bad because I an individual should be able to have the right to -- to sell my firearm to whomever I want this is one step toward.
National registration of guns and a lot of -- ask the kids people who believe in the Second Amendment are concerned that that's one step away from confiscation.
Look Obama saying I want you to keep your guns if this -- the same guys said that we were gonna keep taxes low on all Americans but look.
Dianne Feinstein and the president want very broad restrictions.
On firearms sales they're looking at.
Prohibiting the sale of semiautomatic handguns now -- -- most popular.
Guns purchased for self defense -- -- men by and by any -- those -- the ones that -- anything with a removable magazine.
And that has multiple rounds now look I'm a woman.
I have very weak arms I shake when I'm scared I want multiple rounds when I need to defend myself but this president wants to start.
Scaling back gun rights -- offset have a national registry.
So that event ever comes do it he -- he in the government.
We'll know who -- what -- -- here are some of the potential gun control parts of the plan the bullet points universal background checks for firearm buyers.
Track the movement -- weapons -- national database strength and mental health checks which a lot of people agree with.
-- penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to -- -- -- -- owns discussion Kate.
Was it may be more calling for the president to actually talk about gun control of the last four years and he didn't.
It is it time for at least a national discussion about it in some capacity.
I it's certainly time for a national discussion about some of our mental health concerns and the fact that a lot of these perpetrators of these horrific.
Crimes are actually on some sort of psychotic drug every time that they commit these murders and absolutely at the time that we need to discuss the fact that gun free schools and if we strengthen that and you listen to that who and they don't that's not law abiding citizen I know that I met a -- barricaded our record up there thanks and I thank him I'm discussion.