This weekend was filled with events and commemorations all aimed at healing the damage wrought by a lone gunman at the Pulse nightclub.
Obama stated: "We are the only advanced country on Earth that sees this kind of mass [gun] violence erupt with this kind of frequency."
"As I said just a few months ago, and I said a few months before that, our thoughts and prayers are not enough."
The campaign is raffling off an AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle as a way to build a list of conservative supporters.
"Unless there is a sustained public movement to curb guns as a source of profit, the corporate profit drive will continue to push guns to make money."
Four members of MDA were lunching at the Blue Mesa Grill in Arlington, Texas, when dozens of Open Carry protesters brandishing long arms showed up in the parking lot.
"All in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington."
President Obama called on the American public to demand measures to curb gun violence.
The city once known for wind is now known for gun violence.
WASHINGTON - President Obama on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to withhold from a Congressional oversight committee some documents and communications among his advisers regarding the failed gun enforcement operation known as "Fast and Furious."