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Clinton calls for reins on gun culture

Weapons ‘anywhere, anytime’ a risk, she says at mental-health conference

Posted: May 7, 2014 at 5:08 a.m.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that the idea that anyone can have a gun is not in the “best interest of the vast majority of people.”

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that the nation's gun culture has gotten "way out of balance" and the U.S. needs to rein in the notion that "anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime."

Reader poll

Do you agree with Hillary Rodham Clinton that the nation's gun culture has gotten "way out of balance" and the U.S. needs to rein in the notion that "anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime"?

  • Yes; I'm concerned about the nation's gun culture, too. 20% 8 votes
  • No; people should be able to carry guns everywhere. 30% 12 votes
  • I'm more concerned about mental-health issues than gun control. 41% 16 votes
  • I don't know the best way to balance 2nd Amendment rights with safety concerns. 2% 1 vote
  • Other (please comment) 5% 2 votes

39 total votes.

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