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LA Gov. Jindal: The President is abusing his authority

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said he believes the President is abusing his authority. This comes after President Barack Obama spoke to the nation about his proposed gun package.

Governor Jindal said released the following statement through a spokesman:

"As a strong supporter of Constitutional gun rights, the Governor believes the President is wrong to use a school shooting to undermine the Second Amendment. The President is abusing his authority by taking action without Congress and seeking to restrict responsible, law-abiding citizens' access to firearms and ammunition. Instead, Governor Jindal supports common-sense legislation that will protect our kids and keep guns out of the hands of the seriously mentally ill through enhanced mental health reporting standards."

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