U.S. demographics are changing, and one has to think that the obsession with guns is part of the waning fantasy of past greatness at the heart of what President Donald Trump is selling.
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican Senate majority leader, is pictured holding a gun at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. He has so far refused to consider Democrat bills to tighten background checks for American gun buyers. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
OTTAWA—In the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly—and erroneously—claimed the Democrats’ Hillary Clinton would, if elected, do away with Americans’ Second Amendment constitutional right to bear arms.
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