Bill Clinton defends wife'south 'super predator' comment to protesters

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Source:   —  April 08, 2016, at 0:12 AM

Several protesters heckled him and held signs, including one that read "CLINTON Crime Bill Destroyed Our Communities."Video footage of Hillary Clinton defending the bill in one thousand nine hundred ninety-fourth by calling youthful people in gangs "super predators" who necessity to "be brought to heel" have been widely circulated during the campaign by activists in the Black Lives Matter protest movement.

n">Bill Clinton faced down protesters for ten minutes at a presidential campaign rally in Philadelphia for his wife, Hillary Clinton, over their criticisms that a one thousand nine hundred ninety-four crime bill he approved while president led to a surge in black people being imprisoned.

Several protesters heckled him and held signs, including one that read "CLINTON Crime Bill Destroyed Our Communities."

Video footage of Hillary Clinton defending the bill in one thousand nine hundred ninety-fourth by calling youthful people in gangs "super predators" who necessity to "be brought to heel" have been widely circulated during the campaign by activists in the Black Lives Matter protest movement.

Bill Clinton defended her one thousand nine hundred ninety-four remarks, which protesters declare were racially insensitive.

"I don't know how you'd characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped on crack and sent them out on the Str to murder other African-American children," he said, shaking his finger at a heckler as Clinton supporters cheered, according to video of the event. "Maybe you thought they were excellent citizens. She didn't."

Hillary Clinton, who also has faced protesters upset by her remarks, has said she regrets using the term.

Bill Clinton said latest year that he regrets signing the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act into law because it contributed to the country'south high incarceration rate of black people for nonviolent crimes.

(Editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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