Gun Laws & Legislation

Bernie Sanders On Profiling: ‘Call 911 If Somebody Is Loading Guns And Ammo Into A House’

Kerry Picket Political Reporter

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says call 911 if you see anybody bringing guns and ammo into their residence.

That was Sanders’ response to ABC News debate moderator David Muir Saturday night, who asked him about the neighbors of the San Bernardino terrorists who suspected something was amiss about the would-be mass shooters but never reported them for fear of accusations of profiling.

“That’s kind of a no-brainer. If somebody is loading guns and ammunition into a house, I think it’s a good idea to call 911. Do it,” Sanders said.

Muir pressed, “But I’m asking about profiling, because a lot of people are afraid of that.”

Sanders wanted no more of that topic and decided to move on.

“I want to talk about something else because secretary Clinton I think made some interesting and good points. What you have now is a very dangerous moment in American history,” said Sen. Sanders. “The secretary is right. Our people are fearful. They are anxious on a number of levels. They are anxious about international terrorism and the possibility of another attack on America.”

Sanders went on to say, “We all understand that, but you know what else they’re anxious about? They’re anxious about the fact that they are working incredibly long hours. They’re worried about their kids and they’re seeing the income and wealth going to the top 1 percent.”