Hillary Clinton said that society needs to have “positive gangs” during a discussion on gun violence Thursday in Connecticut.
“You said something that is so important for people to hear. You know, joining a gang is like having a family. It’s feeling like you’re part of something bigger than yourself. So we’re either going to have gangs that murder and rob and do the things that are so destructive to the gang members and to the community,” she said. “Or, we’re going to have positive gangs. We’re going to have positive alternatives for young people.”
The discussion that Clinton took part in was to push her gun law agenda further to potential voters. Before she spoke of “positive gangs,” a man shared his story with the audience.