"It goes back [to] what I've talked about for a long time — there are too many guns in the hands of people who should not have guns," Mr. McAuliffe said during an interview on WTOP. "This is why I've long advocated for background checks. I'm a gun owner, I'm a hunter. But you know what? I went through background checks myself ... in America, we have got to come together. There is too much gun violence in the United States of America."