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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

nimh2 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 7:04 AM
If the dysfunctional "blue state" cities are removed from the gun violence calculations, the USA actually has a LOWER crime rate than most first-world countries.

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...