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

Lars795 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 11:58 PM
Common sense! Common sense is to enforce ALL the current laws concerning guns on the books! Common sense is enforcing ALL the laws when taking a criminal to trial, no deals! Common sense is not making prison a nicer place to be than home or the military. Common sense is not letting those with a known violent mental health issue on the streets. These are common sense and these do not violate the Constitution!

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...