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President Obama's campaign to move his plan to begin mitigating gun violence in America has begun.

whitehouse.gov:

Our nation has suffered too much at the hands of dangerous people who use guns to commit horrific acts of violence. As President Obama said following the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, "€œWe won'€™t be able to stop every violent act, but if there is even one thing that we can do to prevent any of these events, we have a deep obligation, all of us, to try."€

Most gun owners are responsible and law-abiding, and they use their guns safely. The President strongly believes that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. But to better protect our children and our communities from tragic mass shootings like those in Newtown, Aurora, Oak Creek, and Tucson, there are common-sense steps we can take right now.

While no law or set of laws will end gun violence, it is clear that the American people want action. If even one child'€™s life can be saved, then we need to act. Now is the time to do the right thing for our children, our communities, and the country we love.

If this effort to reduce gun violence is to succeed, it'€™s going to require all of us coming together and calling for a safer country.
It's up to all of us.  Let's begin here.  Sign on to show your support for the President'€™s plan to protect our kids and communities.

Originally posted to Foundmyvoice on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 05:05 AM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA.

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  •  Tip Jar (3+ / 0-)
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    Bunbun, Glen The Plumber, Miggles

    You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

    by Foundmyvoice on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 05:05:20 AM PST

  •  politico says no go (3+ / 0-)
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    Bunbun, Miggles, Foundmyvoice

    I was driving to work this morning and that troll Jim Vanderhei was on the radio saying that nothing will happen on gun control because everyone in congress and the senate doesn't want to take on gun owners.
    May be true but he just recycles beltway bullshit. He sounded like he was spouting talking points written by the NRA.  

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