Barack Obama Just Spoke Out on the Florida School Shooting – Guess Who He Blamed


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After eight years in office, Barack Obama did little to address the gun violence issue, even when the Democrats had control of Congress. Yet, Obama knew exactly who to direct his anger to after the Florida school shooting left 17 dead and dozens more injured. Spoiler alert: he didn’t look in the mirror to find someone to blame.


Obama took to Twitter to push for “gun safety laws,” saying “caring for our kids is our first job.”

“We are grieving with Parkland,” he said a short time ago. “But we are not powerless. Caring for our kids is our first job. And until we can honestly say that we’re doing enough to keep them safe from harm, including long overdue, common-sense gun safety laws that most Americans want, then we have to change.”

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While failing to make any significant reform on gun violence, mass shootings at schools actually skyrocketed during the Obama years.

Since he has left office, however, Obama has taken shots at the Trump administration twice now after a mass shooting. When a shooter killed 26 at a church in Texas last fall, Obama politicized the tragedy to preach about gun control.

Former President Barack Obama used the Texas church shooting that left 26 people dead on Sunday to call for fewer guns.

Obama said that Americans should ask God for “the wisdom to ask what concrete steps we can take to reduce the violence and weaponry in our midst.”

“We grieve with all the families in Sutherland Springs harmed by this act of hatred, and we’ll stand with the survivors as they recover,” Obama wrote on Twitter. “May God also grant all of us the wisdom to ask what concrete steps we can take to reduce the violence and weaponry in our midst.”

Obama, who has taken an unusually active role during his successor’s administration, offered no specific details on what those steps to reduce the guns “in our midst” would look like.

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