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US mass shootings: Pursue gun control measures, says Obama

Sep 22, 2013

US mass shootings: Pursue gun control measures, says Obama

President Barack Obama urged supporters on Saturday to "go back at it" and pursue gun-control measures after mass shootings in Washington and Chicago in the past week put the spotlight back onto the problem of gun violence in the United States. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Gun control in America #UN gun control laws
US Senate gun bill: Federal background check of buyers included

Mar 22, 2013

US Senate gun bill: Federal background check of buyers included

The gun control legislation that the US Senate will debate next month will include an expansion of federal background checks for firearms buyers. #NewsTracker #Gun control in America
US gun lobbying group says Cong does not have votes to pass ban

Jan 14, 2013

US gun lobbying group says Cong does not have votes to pass ban

Obama is expected to announce the next steps on gun violence after he is inaugurated over the weekend and enters his second term. #United States #NewsTracker #Brack Obama #Gun control in America
Gun control: Obama prepared to act on his own if necessary

Jan 10, 2013

Gun control: Obama prepared to act on his own if necessary

Even without action by Congress, Obama could issue orders to improve background checks on gun buyers, ban certain gun imports and bolster oversight of dealers. #United States #Barack Obama #WhatNext #Joe Biden #Gun control in America
Obama vows to control gun violence, wants measures in 2013

Dec 31, 2012

Obama vows to control gun violence, wants measures in 2013

In his boldest terms yet, he vowed to rally the American people around an agenda to limit gun violence and said he still supports increased background checks and bans on assault weapons and high capacity bullet magazines. #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Gun control in America #Gun violence

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Obama vows to control gun violence, wants measures in 2013

Aug 04, 2014

James Brady obituary

White House press secretary disabled in an attack on President Ronald Reagan who campaigned to prevent gun violence James Brady, who has died aged 73, was the principal victim of John Hinckley's attempt to kill President Ronald Reagan . The bullet wh... #Ronald Reagan #James Brady #Illinois #United States
Obama vows to control gun violence, wants measures in 2013

Aug 18, 2014

Kroger Under Fire From Gun-Control Moms

The fight over whether shoppers should be allowed to tote guns openly in American businesses is about to spill into the aisles of Kroger, the nation's largest supermarket chain. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a national gun control orga... #Texas #Ohio #Connecticut #Michael Bloomberg #Kroger #Starbucks Corp #Open Carry #New York (state)
Obama vows to control gun violence, wants measures in 2013

Aug 15, 2014

Unrest in Ferguson, Missouri leads Congressman to call for end to military surplus program

Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, defended the program as useful because "it allows for the reuse of military equipment that otherwise would be disposed of." MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of police outfitted in par... #Washington, D.C. #The Pentagon #Federal Bureau of Investigation #Missouri #Claire McCaskill #St. Louis, MO #U.S. Department of Justice #John Kirby #U.S. Congress #Eric Holder #Henry "Hank" Johnson Jr. #Michael Brown (politician)