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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

wiseone Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:43 PM
At the risk of partially agreeing with Lois, this list is a lot of hot air. There's nothing in it that will have any genuine effect.

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...