Foundation Logo High Rez

Hillary Clinton said anyone the FBI is monitoring for suspected terror ties should be banned from buying a gun Saturday, suggesting the federal government should be able to strip U.S. citizens of their constitutional right to buy a gun before convicting them of a crime.

“If the FBI is watching you for suspected terrorist links, you shouldn’t be able to just go buy a gun with no questions asked,” Clinton said at a rally in Cleveland. “And you shouldn’t be able to exploit loopholes and evade criminal background checks by buying online or at a gun show.”

The presumptive Democratic nominee was responding to news early Sunday that a man inspired by the Islamic State shot and killed 49 people at a gay night club in Orlando.

“And yes, if you’re too dangerous to get on a plane, you are too dangerous to buy a gun in America,” Clinton continued, again implying that the subjective judgment from the government that a person is “dangerous” should be grounds for preventing a U.S. citizen from exercising their constitutional rights.

Clinton herself, of course, is tied up in an FBI investigation right now into her use of a private email server as Secretary of State.

 

Read more at The Daily Caller

Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact [email protected]