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Obama to Congress: If
Newtown moved you, act on guns

CBS News, by Major Garrett

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/14/2013 8:19:48 PM

The president was given a list of recommendations on Monday, addressing how to make mass shootings less likely. The list was developed by Vice President Biden. One idea is banning assault weapons of the kind used in Newtown and in the Colorado movie theater massacre. The president said Monday he doesn´t know if Congress will reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 after 10 years on the books. And it´s unclear how hard Mr. Obama will fight for that ban -- politics may argue against it. However, at a press conference, Mr. Obama said lawmakers will have to

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Never waste a crisis.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LadyVet, 1/14/2013 8:23:38 PM     (No. 9116665)

So this is framed by the divisive president as: If you are not for gun control, you were unmoved by 20 little kids getting killed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Caljeepgirl, 1/14/2013 8:37:37 PM     (No. 9116701)

That´s right, make all important decisions based only on your emotions....sounds like a liberal rallying cry to me!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 1/14/2013 9:02:35 PM     (No. 9116738)

In other words, lets make every school child in America vulnerable to a murderous madman.

Disarm honorable citizens so that only the criminals have guns.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JerseyDotter, 1/14/2013 10:03:34 PM     (No. 9116835)

And you, you loathsome creature, are unmoved by the over 300,000 Planned Parenthood abortions last year. And I, who vehemently oppose abortion, am being forced to pay for them with my tax dollars.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eorsc, 1/14/2013 11:04:00 PM     (No. 9116897)

And this coming from the guy who voted for abortion 4 times and even for after birth abortion---put the poor baby in the back room to die. I will never believe he gives a hoot about those poor children at Newtown. He is playing politics as usual.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bob913, 1/14/2013 11:22:15 PM     (No. 9116920)

I am moved to impeach you then throw you in prison forever for selling thousands of weapons to mexican drug cartels which so far have killed over 300 men, women and 16 school children!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BarryNo, 1/15/2013 12:02:55 AM     (No. 9116956)

Newtown moved me all right! It moved me to believe that we should have armed guards at all our schools, ready and able to kill any nut stupid enough to attack our kids!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 1/15/2013 12:05:02 AM     (No. 9116959)

Over a third more people are killed in the US by hammers than by guns. Where is the movement to ban hammers.

Also, doctors are 9000 times more likely to kill you than an armed gunman, so we should immediately ban all physicians.

Finally, the 10 year long assault weapon ban had absolutely no effect on the gun death rate.

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