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Obama: "Common Sense" Gun Control Proposals Deserve a Vote

barnaclerubicle Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 3:11 PM
wow really

During his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill Tuesday night, President Obama called on Democrats and Republicans to vote on "common sense" gun control proposals.

"If you want to vote no that's your choice, but these proposals deserve a vote," Obama said. "The families of Newtown deserve a vote."

The proposals Obama referred to include a renewal of the assault weapons ban, legislation proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein to ban hundreds of semi-automatic rifles, handguns and shotguns, a ban on ammunition magazines holding more than 10-rounds and the implementation of a criminalized background check system for...