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On Tap for Wednesday: Gun Control From the Oval Office

Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:27 AM
Well Regulated in that each man provided his own firearm and accoutrements. Not what type of firearm was permitted.

It's Wednesday and at 11:45 this morning, President Obama will unveil new plans for gun control through executive order while surrounded by children. He's expected to call on Congress to ban semi-automatic "assault" rifles and high capacity magazines holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition. He'll also ask for universal background checks. Up to this point, Obama has been vague about what exactly his executive orders will include, but we'll find out today.

According to a lobbyist briefed Tuesday, Obama will present a three-part plan focused on gun violence, education and mental health. He'll call for: