President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Wednesday morning about his proposal to reduce gun violence; recommends background check for all gun purchases, assault weapons ban.
President Barack Obama unveiled "the most sweeping effort at gun control policy reform in a generation" Wednesday, according to the Huffington Post. "This is our first task as a society: keeping our children safe. This is how we will be judged," Obama said in HuffPo. “We can’t put this off any longer." Obama called for the following: These recommendations will require Congressional approval. The administration also plans to enact 23 executive actions, such as (according to the Huffington Post): Do Obama's recommendations seem like a common sense approach to you, or are you concerned about the rights of gun owners? Tell us what you thought in comments below. Get breaking news alerts and follow us on Facebook for more news: