Catherine E. Shoichet
January 17, 2012
Mexicans are watching closely as U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to announce his administration’s proposals to stem gun violence.
The country’s top diplomat in the United States says the tragic Connecticut school shooting may have “opened a window of opportunity” for Obama to fix a problem that has long plagued both sides of the border.
“The Second Amendment … is not, was never and should not be designed to arm foreign criminal groups,” Mexican Ambassador Eduardo Medina Mora told reporters last week.