Biden gun proposals likely to spark fight in Congress

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Biden gun proposals likely to spark fight in Congress
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Fri, 01-11-2013 - 11:29pm

Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up a series of White House meetings on Friday and prepared recommendations to curb gun violence that will call for expanded background checks on gun buyers and set up a heated, likely uphill battle in Congress to revive a ban on military-style assault weapons.

The vice president has said he will recommend "universal" background checks for all gun buyers - endorsed as a top priority on Friday by the prominent gun-control group the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence - and new limits on the capacity of ammunition magazines.

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Do you think there should be a ban on assault weapons?

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Registered: 05-29-2012

Why no bans at all? Why are people against banning assault weapons or high-capacity ammunition magazines?

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Registered: 01-25-2010

 No Bans.  Most would go for a background ck.  But no bans whatsoever. 

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