Posted May 31, 2016 3:17 pm by Comments

By Kate Scanlon

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally on April 24, 2016 in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told the parents of a child who died during the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that opponents of gun control are “experts at scaring people.”

The former secretary of state made the pointed comments during a recent campaign event at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut as Francine and David Wheeler showed Clinton a picture of their son, Benjamin, who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, at the age of 6, according to New York Magazine.

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“We have to be as organized and focused as they are to beat them and undermine them,” Clinton said of opponents of gun control. “We are going to be relentless and determined and focused. … They are experts at scaring people, telling them, ‘They’re going to take your guns.’ We need the same level of intensity. Intensity is more important than numbers.”

“I’m going to do everything I can,” she added. “Everything I can.”

After the encounter with Benjamin’s parents, New York Magazine’s Rebecca Traister wrote that she told Clinton, “I don’t know how you do that.”

“Yeah,” Clinton replied. “It’s really hard.”

At a campaign event with Newtown families in April, Clinton said, “We know that …Read the Rest

Source:: The Blaze

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