Sen. Joe Lieberman: Strengthening Our Gun Laws Is Worth Doing

Conn. senator weighs in on tragedy in his district, calls for tightening gun laws.
3:00 | 12/20/12

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Transcript for Sen. Joe Lieberman: Strengthening Our Gun Laws Is Worth Doing
The tragedy. Sandy hook elementary school this is -- -- these these are your constituents and natural tragedy. How has what has happened affected. This play. This was a heart breaking. And I know this town. But and of these people the truth is the whole country now knows Newtown. Connecticut but the people in -- remind them alive -- think of themselves. And that brings me back to hear people -- Quick shake and hear my colleagues -- all over the weekend. Offer condolences us what was happening. Express. Remorse and a desire to do something in response to it we've unfortunately had us now a series over the last. Thirteen 1415 years of these acts of mass violence. Here in this country but this -- I think. Is different because. Of that money children innocent pure moment first crack first speakers. And I'm finding people saying. We've got to do something about this I don't want to anger -- hurt the guilt. The people feel now about how can we let this happen to our children. Dissipate or get. Spent in another legislative gridlock and do you think the tightening gun laws would prevent this kind of stuff from happening in the future unique culture out there yet. Guns are out there. And nobody is talking about taking guns away from people that they have now but this is why I'd say. And in every point in this story -- troubled young man. Apparently involved with violent video games so we've heard. And no one of those will stop. Violence in our country because violence isn't as effective human nature in human history but. Yes -- I think that if we strengthen our gun laws nationally it would prevent some murders that are occurring now I do. And that's where it's worth doing.

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