President Obama Announces Executive Order on Gun Control



President Obama Began Tearing Up When Describing the Horrific Sandy Hook Shooting

Surrounded by family members of the children murdered in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, President Barack Obama announced an executive order on gun control.  The new action will close a loophole allowing people to buy guns from gun shows without background checks, as well as allowing health care providers to mental health issues to the FBI’s firearms background check system.

The executive order infuriated Republicans, who accused President Obama of going behind Congress’ back unconstitutionally.  The order was also unpopular with the National Rifle Association, with NRA accusing Obama of choosing “political rhetoric instead of offering meaningful solutions to our nation’s pressing problems.”


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