Obama demands gun curbs, laments gun rights in Navy Yard shooting speech

Posted on September 23, 2013

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President Barack Obama is using the Sept. 16 Navy Yard shootings to rally his supporters for another uphill charge in November 2014 against Americans’ gun rights.

In his Navy Yard comments, Obama indicated his approval of gun-control regimes in Australia and the United Kingdom, which were imposed after shootings in 1996.

“They endured great heartbreak, but they also mobilized and they changed, and mass shootings became a great rarity,” Obama declared.

In Australia, after the 1996 Port Arthur Massacre of 35 people, the government imposed tough new gun-control laws, and largely banned semi-automatic guns.

Read more: Daily Caller.com

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