U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Monday that, if elected, she would use the power of her office to curb gun violence if necessary.
Expanding background checks and making it easier to hold negligent manufacturers and dealers accountable would be some of the measures she would take, she said.
Clinton has spoken forcefully in favor of new gun control measures after a gunman killed nine people and wounded another nine last week on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.
“How many people have to die before we actually act, before we come together as a nation?” Clinton asked at a community college in Manchester, New Hampshire, which she said was similar to the Oregon campus.
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