2020 Presidential candidate, Kirsten Gillibrand, structures her campaign around her take on gun violence, henceforth advocating the promise of stronger gun control, a stance that is widely received by her supporters.
“Nothing in this debate has to do with hunting, and nothing in this debate has to do with the Second Amendment rights. Nothing … I think — I see the world in the lens of women’s issues. I’m making everything a woman’s issue. I want guns to be a woman’s issue.” – Kristen Gillibrand, Thrush – Off Message Podcast, 18 April 2016.
“Congress has literally done nothing in the aftermath of these events. And it is because of the greed of the gun manufacturers and the greed of the N.R.A.” – Kirsten Gillibrand, CBS – The Late Show, 8 November 2018.