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Obama’s Reaction to San Bernardino Shootings on CBS News

Posted December 3rd, 2015 at 12:45 pm (UTC-4)
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Before police had cornered and killed two suspected shooters believed to be responsible for the massacre in southern California, President Barack Obama said this during an already scheduled interview with CBS News.

The one thing we do know is that we have a pat­tern now of mass shoot­ings in this coun­try that has no par­al­lel any­where else in the world, and there’s some steps we could take, not to elim­in­ate every one of these mass shoot­ings, but to im­prove the odds that they don’t hap­pen as fre­quently, com­mon­sense gun-safety laws, stronger back­ground checks,

And you know, for those who are con­cerned about ter­ror­ism of, you know, some may be aware of the fact that we have a no fly list where people can’t get on planes but those same people who we don’t al­low to fly could go in­to a store right now in the United States and buy a fire­arm and there’s noth­ing that we can do to stop them. That’s a law that needs to be changed.

We should nev­er think that this is something that just hap­pens in the or­din­ary course of events, be­cause it doesn’t hap­pen with the same fre­quency in oth­er coun­tries.

Watch Obama’s comments during an appearance on CBS News:

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