Obama behind weapons bill


Following criticism that he was vague about which gun controls he was in support of, US President Barack Obama a White House spokesperson said the President had pledged to support a bill banning ownership of assault weapons like that used at Newtown school. The specific bill will be introduced by Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein in January 2013. Feinstein was also responsible for a similar bill introduced in 1994 but was allowed to lapse in 2004 during the administration of then President George W. Bush.

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