Romney responds to A&M shootings by observant no new gun laws are needed


Monday’s deadly gunfire nearby Texas AM in College Station influenced greeting from around a nation, with Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney revelation reporters on a debate route in Florida that a sharpened doesn’t prompt a need for any new gun laws.

“I occur to trust that this is not a matter of a arms that’s used, it’s a matter of a people and a choices these people make, and we have to know how to forestall those kind of choices from being made,” Romney said. “I don’t consider gun laws are a answer.”

Other reactions included:

“This is a unhappy day in a Bryan-College Station community. … A dire occurrence occurred a few blocks from a campus today. We are deeply saddened to learn about a deaths of 3 individuals, including a law coercion officer. My thoughts and prayers, as good we am certain of a whole Aggie community, go out to a families and tighten friends of those who died so tragically, those who were harmed and anyone else privately impacted by this meaningless act of violence. All of us during Texas AM will do whatever we can currently and in a entrance days to offer in any approach probable to palliate a pain, tensions and concerns of all affected.”

— R. Bowen Loftin, president, Texas AM University

“It is distressing to hear a news of a comfortless sharpened in College Station that took a lives of Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann and an additional victim. Constable Bachmann and we were only together during a Feast of Caring final week – he was a dauntless guardian of and menial for a community, and we have all mislaid a good friend. My thoughts and prayers go out to a victims of this awful shooting. God magnify Constable Bachmann’s family and all of a initial responders. we would ask everybody in a village to urge for a victims, their families, a initial responders and a troops group and women who selflessly offer to keep us safe.”

— U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all those influenced by a sharpened in College Station this afternoon. we join a village in expressing my deepest condolences.”

–U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas

“Senseless attacks by aroused criminals have no place in a state of Texas – and will not be tolerated.”

— Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

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