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VP Biden: Sense of urgency over gun-control measures



Published: Mon, February 11, 2013 @ 3:34 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says there’s a real sense of urgency from lawmakers and police about enacting gun control measures.

Biden was joined today at Girard College by law enforcement officials, U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole and Democratic members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation.

Biden says things like universal background checks for gun purchases have widespread support.

The Obama administration is pushing for new gun-control measures in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14.

Proposals include a new ban on assault weapons, a ban on high-capacity magazines carrying more than 10 rounds of ammunition, and background checks for all gun sales.

Federal lawmakers joining Biden included Reps. Bob Brady, Chaka Fattah and Allyson Schwartz, and Sen. Bob Casey.


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1redeye1(4559 comments)posted 1 year, 8 months ago

I see hal-wit Joe is at it again. Now he's trying to scare people with more BS. If so many law enforcement people are with them. The how come so many have stated that they won't enforce these new laws.?

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