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Democratic Senator: WH Gun-Control Plans ‘Way in Extreme’

Terence P. Jeffrey
CNS News [1]
Jan 7, 2013

Newly elected Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota said on ABC News’ “This Week [2]” today that the gun-control proposals under consideration in the Obama White House are “way in extreme” and are “not going to pass” in Congress.

The¬†Washington Post reported [3] on Sunday that a group of administration officials being led by Vice President Joe Biden is crafting a set of gun-control proposals to present to President Barack Obama this month. According to the Post, the proposals “would require¬†universal background checks for firearm buyers, track the movement and sale of weapons through a national database, strengthen mental health checks, and stiffen penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors.”

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