‘Wake-up call for all of us’: Obama wants rapid Action on Gun Laws

‘Time for talking over’

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration on Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country.

president-barack-obama“This time, the words need to lead to action,” said Obama, who set a January deadline for the recommendations. He tasked Vice President Joe Biden with leading the effort and vowed to push for implementation of the policy proposals without delay.

“The fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. ”

The president, who exerted little political capital on gun control despite a series of mass shootings in his first term, bristled at suggestions that he had been silent on the issue during his first four years in office. But he acknowledged that Friday’s deadly shooting had been “a wake-up call for all of us.”

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