Obama calls for ‘long overdue, common-sense gun safety laws’ in the wake of the Florida school shooting

Former President Barack Obama tweeted about the Parkland, Florida shooting, calling for sensible gun control legislation. His comments echoed the words of other lawmakers like Sen. Chris Murphy.

Former President Barack Obama expressed his condolences to the victims of Wednesday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida on Twitter, and offered some strong words on the need for sensible gun legislation.

“We are grieving with Parkland,” Obama tweeted. “But we are not powerless. Caring for our kids is our first job. And until we can honestly say that we’re doing enough to keep them safe from harm, including long overdue, common-sense

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