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Lawmakers are scaling back President Barack Obama ambitions for sweeping gun control measures, which took on a new urgency after the December 14 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that killed 20 children and six adults.
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The NRA argues that expanding existing background checks to cover the 40 percent of gun sales that are now exempt would only create more hurdles for law abiding citizens and do little to deter criminal purchases. The NRA instead wants the federal government to step up prosecutions under existing gun laws and boost security in schools.
Bloomberg acknowledged that a national ban on assault weapons is less popular with the public and is unlikely to succeed in Congress.
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