As quoted in Obama Rebukes Bush on ‘Stuff Happens’ Reaction to Oregon Shootings. (The New York Times, 10/2/2015)
The exchange between Mr. Obama and Mr. Bush reflected the paralysis that has settled over the issue of new gun control legislation in the United States. Virtually no member of Congress issued a statement after the Oregon shootings arguing for or against new gun control measures, and a number of the 2016 Republican presidential candidates were dismissive of new gun control measures as well.
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