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President Obama To Unveil Gun Proposal On Wednesday

1:20 PM, Jan 15, 2013   |    comments
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Washington-- Just over a month after forming a task force aimed at reducing gun violence, President Obama will formally announce a "package of concrete proposals" for doing so tomorrow, the White House announced today.

In a White House press briefing today, spokesman Jay Carney declined to outline exactly what Mr. Obama's plan would entail, but noted that it would reflect the president's desire for a "comprehensive approach," as well as specific legislative actions he has called on before -- including reinstating the Assault Weapons Ban, a ban on high-capacity magazine clips, and expanded background checks for gun owners.

Mr. Obama will also lay out executive orders related to data collection on firearms and overall gun violence, according to the White House.

At least three pro-gun control groups will attend the announcement, which will take place at 11:45 a.m. ET. Among those in the audience will be children who wrote to the president after school shootings.

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