Police commissioner has "brought up some legitimate issues" on guns, governor says

02/08/2013 04:31 PM

Gov. Steve Beshear said Friday that Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer “brought up some legitimate issues” about gun regulation but wouldn’t say whether he agrees with commissioner about an assault weapons ban and gun registry.

Brewer told Pure Politics’ Nick Storm in an extended interview that he favors a uniform background check and a national registry to track gun ownership. He also said he supports banning assault weapons and high-capacity clips like those used in shootings such as in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo.

Beshear has said he wants to see a national conversation on gun safety. But he hasn’t said whether he would support or oppose some of the issues Brewer raised.

Here’s what he said Friday:


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