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

Longplay Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 11:45 PM
Those children had the right to have parents and communities that can defend them against evil people. Disarmed citizens cannot defend their children against murderers. Trying actually thinking for once.

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...