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    Gun Control Task Force

    Obama taps Biden to craft new policies to curb gun violence in wake of shooting


    WASHINGTON – President Obama on Wednesday tapped Vice President Biden to lead an administration-wide effort looking at gun control and other measures in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting last week.

    "The fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing," Obama said.
    The move marks the first concrete step by the White House toward crafting new firearms restrictions. The president did not announce any major policy decisions on Wednesday, but said the task force of Cabinet officials and outside organizations led by Biden would submit legislative proposals to him no later than January.
    Some lawmakers, in the wake of the tragedy, have called for a broad-based response, looking at everything from mental health to school security to American culture. Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., in a call soon joined by others, proposed a national commission examining the entertainment industry and particularly video games.
    Obama and top administration officials suggest the response to the Newtown, Conn., mass murder could include a range of recommendations. But the focus, given the debate that has accelerated on Capitol Hill in recent days, is likely to be gun control.

    "The fact is the vast majority of gun owners in America are responsible," he said. "But you know what -- I am also betting that the majority, the vast majority of responsible law-abiding gun owners would be some of the first to say that we should be able to keep an irresponsible law-breaking few from buying a weapon of war."
    Read more: Obama taps Biden to craft new policies to curb gun violence in wake of shooting | Fox News




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    I watched the actual announcement and not one reporter in the room wanted to initially talk about this. They wanted to talk about the fiscal cliff.
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    Well the problem is as good as solved with ol' Joe on the case.
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    Nothin but a ploy to take a shit on the 2nd amendment. Anyone that believes otherwise is a fool.
    lewisipso and MacLean like this.
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

 

 

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