Obama sets up gun law task force

Obama sets up gun law task force

US President Barack Obama has announced his Vice President Joe Biden will lead a Whitehouse effort, to come up with new policies to address gun violence.

The task force will have a month to come up with proposals for tightening America’s gun laws, which the President will then discuss in his annual State of the Union address in January.

It comes in the wake of the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, which claimed the lives of 20 children and 6 adults.

President Obama says doing nothing is not an option, and the majority of Americans want to see tougher law enforcement on gun violence.

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