Cries for Gun Control After Shootings Yield Few Policy Changes

Will Friday's tragic shooting at a Connecticut elementary school prompt a new push for stricter federal gun laws? Many, including White House press secretary Jay Carney, said that a debate over gun-control legislation should wait for another day. But others urged public officials to think of the massacre as a call to act. President Barack Obama, who has remained relatively silent on the gun debate during his first term, mourned the shooting victims during an emotional statement from the White...Full Story
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