A member of the Democratic National Committee’s Platform Committee said at a planning event Wednesday that she does not believe anyone in the United States should own a gun.
"I really don’t personally think anyone should have a gun," Bonnie Schaefer, former Claire’s Stores CEO and North Carolina resort and spa owner, said. "I mean that’s just my own philosophy."
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Schaefer proceeded to argue that nothing good can come from having guns available to the public.
"Nothing is ever solved when you have a gun in your hand, except the worst possible scenario," she added.
Schaefer’s comments came during a discussion about gun violence in relation to the Democratic Party’s 2016 platform at the Mid-Atlantic Democratic Platform Forum in Washington, D.C.
She did not mention the Second Amendment or the possibility of self-defense in her response.