Transcript for Joe Biden: 'Buy a Shotgun'
Return to Washington now and vice president Joseph Biden on -- As part of his leading role in the president's efforts to prevent gun violence he was taking questions yesterday from readers of Parents Magazine. ABC's John Carl was listening in as both Biden and those readers got a little more than they bargained for. Problem. Here's -- -- at Joseph Biden you don't see everyday life by shotgun. -- -- He wasn't doing a commercial for -- favorite -- -- He was responding to on line questions from Parents Magazine. He seemed to get a little rattled when some of the questions came from people aren't happy with the president's gone proposals. Do you believe that. -- certain weapons and high capacity magazines. -- mean that law abiding citizens will then become more of a target to criminals as we will have no way to sufficiently protect us -- assistant. In opposition Paris magazine and is I have turned -- -- -- I've never heard anybody in -- magazine -- these kinds of questions what's really Kate Kate. If you want to protect yourself get a double barrel shotgun. Have the shelves at twelve gauge shotgun. The vice president said that is exactly what he told his wife to do. Said Jill if there's ever a problem just walk out on the balcony here walk out. Put that double barreled shotgun and fired two blasts. Outside the house but -- -- was -- coming it is not -- You don't -- -- it's harder to team it's harder to use and in fact you don't need thirty rounds to protect yourself. Biden -- the president's point man on gun control what he is also repeatedly tried to show that he is a believer in the Second Amendment. To another reader of Parents Magazine he said I have two shotguns at home. Nobody is going to come and take my guns. And George I have to say one more thing from all of us here in Washington welcome back I'm robbing them -- that -- it. Yeah here country very blunt -- but -- Actually.
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