Instead of acknowledging “radical Islamic terrorism” as the culprit, Hillary Clinton called for gun control in reaction to the attack at an Orlando gay club.
Clinton writes in part (translated):
…we need to keep guns like the ones used last night out of the hands of terrorists or other violent criminals. This is the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States and it reminds us once more that weapons of war have no place on our streets.
“This is a time to stand together and resolve to do everything we can to defend our communities and country,” she ended.
The Daily Mail reports Omar Mateen, a U.S. citizen born to Afghani parents, called 911 to declare his allegiance to ISIS before opening fire in an Orlando, Florida gay bar.
He killed at least 50 people and wounded another 53.
He reportedly used an AR-15 rifle and a handgun in the rampage.
Clinton has not indicated how she would actually keep such guns out of the hands of “terrorists or other violent criminals.”
Here’s her statement: