Posted by | February 18, 2013 22:32 | Filed under: Top Stories

The president spoke during a Google Plus “Fireside Hangout.”

Obama was asked why he favored a ban on assault weapons, which account for only a small percentage of gun deaths, as opposed to handguns, which are responsible for the majority.

“I actually don’t think we should ban handguns,” Obama said. “But keep in mind what we’re trying to do is come up with a package that protects Second Amendment rights but also contributes to reduce violence.”l on Facebook

By: Alan Colmes

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.