Obama asks for anti-gun violence plan by January
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Saying we cannot accept gun violence as routine, President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked a task force to be headed by Vice President Joe Biden to give him proposals to curb gun-related crimes by January. Obama’s remarks came after last Friday’s shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 children and six adults dead. “We won’t prevent them all, but that can’t be an excuse” not to try to prevent Americans being killed by guns, Obama said.
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