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Tearful Obama tightens gun control and tells inactive Congress: ‘We can’t wait’
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Tearful Obama tightens gun control and tells inactive Congress: ‘We can’t wait’

by the First Source News MediaJanuary 5, 2016

President expands background checks for online sellers and gun shows and calls on Congress to expand funding for mental health treatment and gun research

A tear-stained marked his final year in office with a last-ditch call for on Tuesday as he outlined new rules that will close important background check loopholes but leave much of the political heavy lifting to his successor.

In a much-anticipated speech that focused more on what still needed to be done than the limited set of executive actions announced in advance by the White House, the president painted gun reform as the last great civil rights challenge of his generation.

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