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NRA Slams Hillary Clinton on guns: her real goal is 'gun confiscation'

Monday, October 19, 2015

A top aide to Hillary Clinton on Monday tried to walk back Clinton's comments in favor of Australia's mandatory gun confiscation. Clinton last week said an Australian-style gun "buyback" program would be “worth considering” to get guns off the streets.

That brought a rebuke from the NRA.

"Hillary Clinton's extreme views are completely out of touch with the American people," Chris Cox, the NRA's top lobbyist, said in a statement Friday.  

"The real goal of gun control supporters is gun confiscation. Hillary Clinton, echoing President Obama's recent remarks on the same issue, made that very clear," Cox said.

Read the complete article: The Hill.com

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