Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton defended her calls for sweeping gun safety legislation during the third Democratic Saturday, claiming that arming Americans "will not Americans safer."

"More Americans believe arming people, not stricter gun laws is the best defense against terrorism. Are they wrong?" Martha Raddatz, one of two ABC News anchors moderating the debate, asked Clinton.

"You have to look at both the terrorist challenge that we face abroad, and certainly at home, and the role that guns play in delivering the violence that stalks us," Clinton responded, failing to deliver a direct answer.

"Secretary Clinton, can we stick to gun control?" Raddatz interjected.

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