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Romney: Obama has burdened gun owners - Rough Cuts

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 01:43

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Obama's position on gun ownership in a speech to the National Riffle Association, and said that as president he would stand up for the rights of hunters and sportsmen.

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This administration's attack on freedom extends even to rights explicitly. Guaranteed by the constitution. The right to bear arms is so plainly stated. So on ambiguous. That liberals have a hard time challenging it directly. Instead they've been employing every imaginable. -- employed. To restrict it and to defeat it. I applaud true conservationists like rob -- who worked reserve lands and herds and flocks for -- I've plot ambassador Bolton for opposing international efforts to erode our rights. -- I applaud congressman I said. And senator Grassley for their work and expose in the fast and furious scandal. And of course I applaud the NRA leadership for being among the first and most vocal. In calling upon attorney general holder to resign or get fired. You know we need a president who enforce current laws not create new ones and only serve to burden lawful gun owners. President Obama has not. I will. When -- president will stand up for the rights of hunters and sportsmen and those who seek to protect their homes and their families present Obama -- not I will. Ever gonna safeguard our Second Amendment it's time to elect a president who will defend the rights President Obama ignores or minimizes. And I will protect the Second Amendment Rights of American people.

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Romney: Obama has burdened gun owners - Rough Cuts

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 01:43