BELLEVUE, WA â€” President Barack Obama has deliberately missed the target with his proposed gun control scheme, announced today at the White House, because it is now clear he wants to blame law-abiding gun owners for the actions of criminals and madmen, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said.
â€œSuddenly Mr. Obama wants to get more criminal and mental health records into the NICS background check data base and get a permanent director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms,â€ observed CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. â€œWhere has he been for the last four years?â€
Gottlieb noted that these proposals have been suggested in the past and supported by the firearms community, but they have repeatedly fallen on deaf ears. But now, as he exploits the Sandy Hook school tragedy, these items are high on his anti-gun agenda.
â€œPerhaps he was too busy during his first term, while his administration was running thousands of assault rifles, millions of rounds of ammunition and countless high capacity magazines to violent criminals and drug cartel thugs through his administration’s Fast & Furious program,â€ Gottlieb observed. â€œNow he wants to take away our Second Amendment rights when he and his friends have put more assault weapons in the wrong hands than all of organized crime?
â€œThese firearms have been used not only to kill a Border Patrol agent, but also hundreds of people including women and children,â€ he added. â€œThis policy has resulted in more deaths and carnage than all the mass shootings in the United States in last ten years.
â€œThe measures being proposed by the president will not prevent a repeat of the Sandy Hook tragedy, and he knows it,â€ Gottlieb continued. â€œThe initials â€˜B. O.â€™ stand for more than Barack Obama. They stand for his failed policies and the badÂ odor of his blame game.â€