President Obama: We have a Deep Obligation

In a news conference at the White House today, President Obama called for urgent action to address gun violence in the United States:

“The fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. The fact that we can’t prevent every act of violence doesn’t mean we can’t steadily reduce the violence, and prevent the very worst violence.  That’s why I’ve asked the Vice President to lead an effort that includes members of my Cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proposals no later than January—proposals that I then intend to push without delay.” 

To see the President's full remarks, click here  President Obama speaks on gun violence

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