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President Obama Responds to We the People Petitions Related to Gun Violence

Posted on the 21 December 2012 by Mikeb302000
On account of petition asking the president to immediately address the issue of gun control getting nearly 200,000 signatures in less than a week,  The President called on Congress to pass important legislation "banning the sale of military-style assault weapons," "banning the sale of high-capacity ammunition clips," and "requiring background checks before all gun purchases, so that criminals can’t take advantage of legal loopholes to buy a gun from somebody who won’t take the responsibility of doing a background check at all.">
Here is that statement.

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