Former President Obama writes Time magazine entry lauding pro-gun control Parkland students

Several pro-gun control students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been named to Time’s “100 Most Influential People” list, and former President Barack Obama has written the blurb lauding the students’ gun control efforts.
According to The Hill, Obama’s blurb claims, “By bearing witness to carnage, by asking tough questions and demanding real answers, the Parkland students are shaking us out of our complacency.”
Obama’s entry also takes aim at the National Rifle Association and at politicians who do not agree with the students’ gun control objectives. He writes:
“[T]hese young leaders don’t intimidate easily. They see the NRA and its allies — whether mealymouthed politicians or mendacious commentators peddling conspiracy theories — as mere shills for those who make money selling weapons of war to whoever can pay.”
What’s the background?
Obama was one of the most anti-gun presidents in modern history. After promising during the 2008 campaign that he would not take away

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