Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Obama's position on gun ownership in a speech to the National Riffle Association, and said that as president he would stand up for the rights of hunters and sportsmen.
This administration's attack on freedom extends even to rights explicitly. Guaranteed by the constitution. The right to bear arms is so plainly stated. So on ambiguous. That liberals have a hard time challenging it directly. Instead they've been employing every imaginable. -- employed. To restrict it and to defeat it. I applaud true conservationists like rob -- who worked reserve lands and herds and flocks for -- I've plot ambassador Bolton for opposing international efforts to erode our rights. -- I applaud congressman I said. And senator Grassley for their work and expose in the fast and furious scandal. And of course I applaud the NRA leadership for being among the first and most vocal. In calling upon attorney general holder to resign or get fired. You know we need a president who enforce current laws not create new ones and only serve to burden lawful gun owners. President Obama has not. I will. When -- president will stand up for the rights of hunters and sportsmen and those who seek to protect their homes and their families present Obama -- not I will. Ever gonna safeguard our Second Amendment it's time to elect a president who will defend the rights President Obama ignores or minimizes. And I will protect the Second Amendment Rights of American people.