Gun rush: fearing a ban

Updated: Jan 16, 2013 23:01 IST

US President Barack Obama signs executive actions to curb gun violence as invited guests look on, in the South Court Auditorium in Washington, DC. President Obama Wednesday signed 23 executive actions to curb gun violence and demand Congress pass an assault weapons ban and other sweeping measures in response to the Newtown massacre. A senior official also said Obama would call on Congress to pass deeper measures, including bans on high-capacity magazine clips of more than 10 rounds and to prohibit armor-piercing bullets. AFP Photo
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US President Barack Obama signs executive actions to curb gun violence as invited guests look on, in the South Court Auditorium in Washington, DC. President Obama Wednesday signed 23 executive actions to curb gun violence and demand Congress pass an assault weapons ban and other sweeping measures in response to the Newtown massacre. A senior official also said Obama would call on Congress to pass deeper measures, including bans on high-capacity magazine clips of more than 10 rounds and to prohibit armor-piercing bullets. AFP Photo

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