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Obama to Use Executive Order on Gun Control

JMSilver Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 7:30 PM
So it took the murder of innocent children in a mainly white suburban neighborhood to bring such anger and actions? I guess the 500+ in Chicago don't mean much. I don't have statistics on the last half of 2012. However, the first half of 2012 brought only 11 white fatalities while 201 of the 259 homicides were African American. In Chicago, 33% of the population is black but 78% of the dead by June 2012 were black. By the end of the year, there were 513 dead and over 2600 people wounded by guns. Nothing said by this administration nor Rahm about control. Nothing. By comparison, just 11 homicide victims in the first six months of the year were white, and 44 were Hispanic, according to police data.
tibby2 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 7:33 PM
This isn't about gun control. It is about control.

Never let a crisis go to waste.

Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with victims of gun violence today. Speaking with reporters beforehand, Biden said President Obama may use an executive order to push through more gun control and Second Amendment restrictions. More from the Weekly Standard.

"The president is going to act," said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. "There are executives orders, there's executive action that can be taken. We haven't decided what that is yet. But we're compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and the rest of...