Despite an expansive flexing of his executive powers, Obama, hampered by a Republican Congress and wary Democrats, has failed to significantly tighten gun control laws. Now, following a new clutch of killings in places like Oregon, South Carolina and California last year, Obama's public evolution on gun control may be complete. Instead of talking, he's acting. At the White House, he unveiled a series of executive actions on guns, including expanding mandatory background checks for some private sales.
Scott Pelley is the correspondent.
Nearly four months later, just last week, Connecticut passed a gun control law that expands background checks and limits ammunition magazines to 10 rounds. Tomorrow, these families will push for the same in Washington. They believe that their only chance is to keep the resonance of that date ringing.
At the Newtown town hall we met seven families. They're part of a group called Sandy Hook Promise which works for change and remembrance.
Our daughter, Ana was six years old. And in those six years, can look back and say it was an honor to know her. She taught me about how to love, how to give. She was beautiful and every day I cry. This is Benjamin Andrew Wheeler. Ben was six years old. He has a brother named Nate.
And Nate was hiding when he heard Ben and his classmates and educators get shot. And we lost our sweet little Daniel Barden.
He was known as the kid that would talk to somebody sitting alone. He was genuinely an old soul. I think the picture kind of sums him up perfectly.
He was always smiling and always laughing. And he was very pure. Possibly because of his age. And possibly because he was autistic.
I'm Neil Heslin, Jesse Lewis's dad. Jesse was six years old. He was my best friend and my buddy. He'd introduce himself as Jesse and Daddy.
He was my whole life.Why is the issue you are add reusing important to society? Recent events such as the, Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the Aurora Movie Theater shooting and the Chardonnay High School shooting have all raised awareness for gun control.
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