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Obama says Americans have been "blind" to gun violence

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 01:26

U.S. President Barack Obama says Americans have been ''blind'' to the ''unique mayhem'' caused by gun violence while delivering the eulogy for slain Charleston pastor Clementa Pinckney. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday (June 26) that for too long Americans have been "blind" to the "unique mayhem" caused by gun violence in this country. While delivering a eulogy for slain Charleston pastor Clementa Pinckney, Obama said it would be a betrayal of the pastor's memory if the country does not address issues such as racism and gun violence. Pinckney was among the nine people who died when a gunman opened fire during Bible study last week.

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Obama says Americans have been "blind" to gun violence

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 01:26