Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhat are Democrats going to do once Donald Trump leaves office? Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month Krystal Ball accuses Democrats of having 'zero moral authority' amid impeachment inquiry MORE sought to strike a balance between Second Amendment rights and addressing gun violence at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on Friday. 


“I know how important gun ownership and particularly hunting is here in northeastern Pennsylvania,” the former Secretary of State said. 

But Clinton said the United States can’t ignore gun violence. 

“I want you to know that we can’t ignore the Second Amendment and we can’t ignore the 33,000 people a year who die from gun violence,” she said. “And I think we are smart enough to figure out how to do that.” 

Clinton has criticized the gun lobby throughout her 2016 presidential campaign, and has consistently slammed her rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states Obama cautions 2020 hopefuls against going too far left What are Democrats going to do once Donald Trump leaves office? MORE on gun control.