Comments for: White House says assault weapons ban just part of solution

Posted Dec. 18, 2012, at 5:42 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 18, 2012, at 6:59 p.m.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama would support legislation restoring a ban on assault weapons and requiring background checks of buyers at gun shows as steps toward preventing more mass shootings, his spokesman said Tuesday. Obama also would consider backing restrictions on high-capacity ammunition magazines like the one used by the …

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