Jake Miller | Mic | Yahoo News | December 15, 2015
In the wake of the shooting in San Bernardino, California, prominent conservative politicians have again squashed momentum to step up gun regulation, using the Second Amendment to make their case for maintaining the status quo.
The day after the shooting, Republican presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted that the shootings would lead to renewed calls for gun control.
“The goal of both President Obama and Hillary Clinton is to consistently — at every turn — weaken the constitutional rights of American citizens,” he told Breitbart News in an interview. “In particular, to undermine our constitutional right to keep and bear arms.”