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Posted: 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
President Barack Obama is looking over recommendations from Joe Biden’s task force on gun control Tuesday morning.While those recommendations have not been made public, the president has made it clear that he wants to take action.New York’s Republican dominated Senate approved the first and what’s expected to be the most restrictive gun control bill in the country.Obama will unveil his plan for curbing gun violence this week.He promised to take action with or without Congress.According to a new ABC News Washington Post poll, 88 percent of Americans support gun show background checks, and 66 percent majority want to ban high capacity ammunition magazines.New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg supports the president’s stance. More than one million people have signed a petition backed by his group Mayors Against Illegal Guns.“The guns and equipment are not designed for sport or home defense, they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly,” said Bloomberg.Another new poll from Gallup also shows more Americans support stricter gun proposals. The 38 percent in the new poll is up 13 percent from a last year.
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