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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

rmt5 in MA Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:02 PM
Do you think that there aren't parents in Newtown who own firearms? Why do you leftists exploit those people who have lost so much in order to push your anti-gun agenda which does NOTHING to stop Newtown style tragedies, but which infringes on a freedom guaranteed by the Constitution?

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...