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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

dthomas71 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 1:23 PM
Well, they did what they know how to do. Get more jobs for unions and make absolutely no difference to the problem. I would like to know though why Biden feels the police wouldn't be trained to respond to shooting incidents...

Surrounded by children, President Obama announced new executive actions on gun control today at the White House and called on Congress to "restore a ban on military style assault weapons" because "weapons designed for the theater of war have no place in a movie theater."

"I intend to use whatever weight this office holds to make them a reality," Obama said. “The most important changes we can make will depend on Congressional action.”

In addition to calling for a ban on military style assault weapons, Obama demanded universal background checks and a ban on ammunition magazines holding more...