*This of course comes just after he said we didn’t need new gun laws (post-Aurora shooting). And I gave him props for that. I should have known better. – Rob Rimes, Editor.
Speaking to a civil rights conference in New Orleans, Barack Obama pledges to work with leaders of both parties on how to reduce gun violence. The US president says he believes in the second amendment, which guarantees Americans the right to bear arms, but the sale of guns to criminals and mentally unbalanced people should be prevented.