Tag Archives: Gun politics in the United States

06Jan/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules

An emotional President Barack Obama uses his executive power to impose new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the second amendment right to own guns must be balanced with the rights of citizens to worship, go to movie theaters and attend school in safety.
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03Jan/16

Texas open carry law goes into effect

Supporters of a new Texas law that allows the open carry of handguns rally in front of the state’s capitol building in Austin.
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01Oct/15

Hillary Clinton on Oregon shooting: need the political will for sensible gun control laws

U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, responding to a mass shooting at a college in Oregon, says the political will must be found to craft sensible gun control laws.
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