President Barack Obama tweeted Wednesday that two times as many Arizonans were killed by guns than soldiers killed in combat.
FACT: Almost twice as many people were murdered by guns from 2001-2010 in Arizona than killed in combat in Afghanistan. #DemandAction
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 3, 2013
Obama has been outspoken in favor of gun control in the wake of the Aurora, Colo. and Newtown, Conn. shootings.