Obama announces gun law recommendations

Obama announces gun law recommendations

US President Barack Obama has unveiled a $500 million gun package, in an effort to curb gun violence, following the Connecticut school massacre last month.

The package includes a call on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity gun magazines, and it would close loopholes in the background check system for gun sales.

The National Rifle Association however, has opposed the recommendations, saying they will not protect America’s children.

But President Obama says America needs to stand up and take action.

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