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The Illinois senator has come out against concealed carry laws, ignoring the data that armed citizens save lives.

April 5, 2008 - by Bob Owens

Though it should hardly come as a surprise considering his past record and rhetoric, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama further cemented his left-wing foundations Wednesday by stating that he is firmly against Americans defending themselves with legally concealed firearms.

An eagle-eyed Amanda Carpenter caught Obama’s admission in Pittsburgh’s Tribune-Review.

“I am not in favor of concealed weapons,” Obama said. “I think that creates a potential atmosphere where more innocent people could [get shot during] altercations.”

These remarks are consistent with Obama’s past record on guns, where he favors an outright ban on many classes of firearms.

As noted in a previous article for Pajamas Media from February 22, Obama sa

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Added: Apr-5-2008 
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