Quotes - Bill Clinton was unconcerned with the rights of Americans
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"We can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans."
"You know, we can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans to legitimately own handguns and rifles--it's something I strongly support--we can't be so fixated on that that we are unable to think about the reality of life that millions of Americans face on streets that are unsafe, under conditions that no other nation--no other nations--has permitted to exist."
Source: William J. Clinton, Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the Adult Learning Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey
March 1, 1993 http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=46264
Further reading: http://www.factcheck.org/askfactcheck/did_bill_clinton_say_we_cant_be.html
America: Freedom to Fascism (Aaron Russo)