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‘Our country is paralyzed’: Obama issues statement following tragic Texas shooting

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Former US President Barack Obama has issued a statement following the tragic mass shooting at a primary school in Texas, calling for tougher gun control legislation.

On Twitter, the former president said that him and his wife, Michelle Obama, grieve with the families in Uvalde, who are “experiencing pain no one should have to bear” and that they were both “angry for them”.

He continued with, “nearly ten years after Sandy Hook—and ten days after Buffalo—our country is paralyzed, not by fear, but by a gun lobby and a political party that have shown no willingness to act in any way that might help prevent these tragedies”.Read More

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