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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

Oldpatriot Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 4:11 PM
Just so you understand what an 'assault weapon' really is go here and get a thorough understanding. Then keep in mind there is no such thing as 'gun violence' just 'human violence'. Until the human part is dealt with in a serious way, all other approaches are a total waste of time.

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...