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Obama: I Will Use Every Power of My Office to Push Gun Control

USNbubblehead Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 2:16 PM
Actually, 'assault weapon' is a term manufactured by the media and Hollywood. This term comes from a German combat rifle that came out late in WWII; the SG-44. SG is short for Sturm Gewehr or assault rifle. There is no other universally accepted definition of 'assault rifle' in the firearms industry of in any other military except the German Wehrmacht in WWII, and the SG-44 is the only firearm that officially carried that name.

President Obama just wrapped up his press conference with Vice President Joe Biden announcing a new gun control task force. Obama said although "no law will prevent every senseless act," the country cannot sit back and do nothing in the wake of the tragedy in Sandy Hook last week. The President said he will be taking gun control proposals collected by Biden until January. In the new Congress, he vowed to use all the powers of his office to put chosen proposals into place. Obama said he needed the help of Congress on this issue, but rumors in Washington point...