Six People Who Asked President Obama Questions at Our Guns in America Town Hall Last Night
- •This is Taya Kyle. She is the widow of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (subject of the movie "American Sniper") who was shot and killed at a shooting range in 2013.She asked the President why he won't “give people hope in a different way" instead of focusing on gun control measures.
- •This is Cleo Pendleton. Her daughter, Hadiya Pendleton, a Chicago teenager, was gunned down in 2013, a little more than a week after performing at President Obama's inauguration.She asked him how we can stop the trafficking of guns from states with looser gun laws into states with tougher gun laws.
- •This is Kimberly Corban, the survivor of a brutal rape. When she was a college student, her attacker broke into her apartment while she was sleeping. Kimberly says the attack changed her view of handguns.She asked President Obama about why he wouldn't want people to have firearms to protect themselves.
- •This is Tre Bosley. His brother was shot and killed in a church parking lot in Chicago's South Side nearly 10 years ago. His brother, Terrell, would have turned 28 on Tuesday.He asked President Obama, "What is your advice to those growing up surrounded by poverty and gun violence?"
- •This is Sheriff Paul Babeu. He's the Sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona and running for Congress as a Republican. Following the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, he’s telling citizens to arm themselves.He asked President Obama how do we get those with mental illness and criminals to follow the laws?
- •This is Father Michael Pfleger. He's a Roman Catholic priest and a longtime activist dedicated to making the streets of Chicago safer. Pfleger has adopted sons, one of whom was killed in gang crossfire.He asked President Obama why we can't have titles on guns, like we do on cars.