US President Barack Obama Oregon Shooting
US President Barack Obama makes a statement about the shootings in Oregon from the White House in Washington Reuters

US President Barack Obama has once again made the case for tighter gun laws after nine people were shot dead by 26-year-old Chris Harper-Mercer at an Oregon college. In an emotional address from the White House, Obama attacked Congress for blocking reform proposals and appeased for change.

Here are his remarks in full:

President Obama: 'We are all answerable because of our inaction' IBTimes UK