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Obama set to unveil sweeping gun control plans

US President Barack Obama was to unveil sweeping plans to tighten gun controls Wednesday, with an assault weapons ban, background checks for all buyers and limits on high-capacity magazines likely. Obama was to outline his comprehensive strategy to thwart America’s scourge of gun violence surrounded by children who wrote to…

New York, New Jersey mayors call for end to illegal online gun sales

Two of America’s best known mayors, Michael Bloomberg of New York City and Cory Booker of Newark, said this week that it’s time for the acrimonious practice of illegal online gun sales to finally end. Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker said, ”Gun sales without background checks fuel gun trafficking and…

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