Bill Clinton: ‘You Can’t Have a Bunch of People Walking Around with Guns’

‘There will be unintended consequences’

CLINTON: “What's killing all these communities is, everybody thinks every tomorrow is going to be like yesterday. You're toast. You can deal with poverty, adversity, anything, as long as they think it could be different. The Baltimore thing came on the heels of what happened in Ferguson and what happened in New York City and all these other places. And there's the big national movement about whether the lives of young African-American men count.” 
TAPPER: “Yes, #blacklivesmatter, yes.”
CLINTON: “Yes. You can't have a bunch of people walking around with guns. I used to tell people whenever -- when we did Bosnia, Kosovo, anything like that, you get enough people with weapons around, and there will be unintended consequences. People will make mistakes. People will do wrong. Things happen. The -- to hold a community together, you have got to have a high level of community trust. If somebody that's in your family gets shot, you want an answer from somebody you know. And you want to be able to ask questions and get them answered and resolve that.” 

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