President Barack Obama, accompanied by children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., signs executive or

 

              President Barack Obama, accompanied by  children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month
President Barack Obama, accompanied by children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., signs executive orders, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. The children and their parents from left, Hinna Zeejah, 8, and Nadia Zeejah, Hinna's mother, Taejah Goode, 10, and Kimberly Graves, Taejah's mother, Julia Stokes, 11, and Dr. Theophil Stokes, Julia's father, and Grant Fritz, 8, and Elisabeth Carlin, Grant's mother. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)