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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

Roger251 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 9:15 AM
Iam trying to find the reason why South still live in past ... when the constitution was written ..it was almost 200 yrs old ...that time people behaved like tribals killing each other and it was very much required to own guns to protect individual ..the world has changed so much .. Gun violence - usa stands first among all the advanced developed countries ..its a shame ! we came as number 1 in terms of murders /killings thru guns ... and i cant believe stil people love to have assault weapons to kill each other ...!!

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...