Loretta Lynch: Congress gave Obama right to dictate gun control
- U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told lawmakers on Capitol Hill the president definitely has the legal right to use his executive authorities to enact gun control - that Congress itself had previously given him that ability.
In testimony aimed at clarifying points of President Obama's recently announced executive actions on firearms, Lynch said it was all "consistent with the Constitution [and] laws passed by Congress," the Hill reported.
And then she underscored "the actions announced by the president, which focus on background checks and keeping guns out of the wrong hands, are fully consistent with the laws passed by Congress."(Excerpt) Read more at: wnd.com ...
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- The Obama administration is set to roll out an executive order that will expand background checks on firearms purchases.
- Vice President Joe Biden says "the Second Amendment says you can limit who can own a gun."
- Real-estate mogul Donald Trump ended his Thursday-night campaign rally by calling for an end to so-called gun-free zones on schools and US military bases.