Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package and calls for return of assault weapons ban
Published 01/16/2013, The Jamestown Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.Word count: 1116
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