She is out of her mind. God help us if she wins.
Hillary Clinton said Friday it “would be worth considering” implementing a gun buyback measure similar to Australia’s restrictive policies.
Speaking at a New Hampshire town hall, a man asked Clinton, “Recently, Australia managed to get away, or take away tens of thousands, millions of handguns. In one year, they were all gone. Can we do that? If we can’t, why can’t we?”
You know, Australia’s a good example, Canada’s a good example, the UK’s a good example. Why? Because each of them had mass killings, Australia had a huge mass killing about 20 or 25 years ago. Canada did as well, so did the UK. In reaction, they passed much stricter gun laws.
In the Australian example, as I recall, that was a buyback program. The Australian government as part of trying to clamp down on the availability of … weapons offered a good price for buying hundreds of thousands of guns and basically clamped down going forward, in terms of having more of a background check approach, more of a permitting approach.
But they believed, and I think the evidence supports them, that by offering to buy back those guns, they were able to, you know, curtail the supply and set a different standard for gun purchases in the future.
Communities have done this in our country – several communities have done gun buyback programs. But I think it would be worth considering doing it on the national level, if that could be arranged. … I think that’s worth considering. I do not know enough detail to tell you how we would do it, or how would it work, but certainly your example is worth looking at.
Clinton compared the potential for such a program to Obama’s “Cash for Clunkers” scheme, which was implemented allegedly to give a boost to the economy by encouraging people to purchase new cars while simultaneously removing older, more polluting models from the road. However the result was a massive shortage of available used cars for those unable to afford new vehicles, as well as a financial loss for the government, with total costs outweighing all benefits by $1.4 billion.
Clinton has always openly favored additional restrictions on U.S. firearms ownership even as she supported shipping guns to Syria rebels, many of whom are either ISIS militants or affiliated with ISIS.
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