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Gun control is very delicate and dangerous issue especially in an election year but the Colorado massacre has -- -- back into the campaign dialogue.
Tonight chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel looks -- where the presidential candidates stand.
-- At a cabinet meeting yesterday President Obama ducked a question about the Colorado shooter and how -- do more to protect the country without any new laws.
White House officials have said mr.
Obama favors enforcing laws on the books.
Any sign pro Second Amendment this week.
We recognize the traditions of gun ownership but passed on from generation to generation.
That hunting and shooting a part of it.
A cherished national heritage -- Romney expressed his condolences to the people of Aurora and said the political and legal implications will be sorted out later I don't happen to believe that America needs.
New gun laws.
A lot of what this young man did.
Was clearly against the law although as Massachusetts governor Romney signed an assault weapons ban which he is defended as improving laws that already existed.
There's no question that I support Second Amendment Rights but I also supported assault weapon ban also during the 2008 campaign mr.
Obama supporter return to the federal ban on assault weapons which it expired during the Bush Administration.
He also endorsed requiring background checks for buyers at gun shows the NRA labeled him an anti gun -- Though the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence says it's disappointed in mr.
And the president hasn't shown enough leadership he's talked about his heart being in the right place -- re affirming his belief in the Second Amendment.
And governor Romney has and hasn't shown leadership on it yet.
Even if the president want to move forward with new gun restrictions it doesn't sound like his allies on Capitol Hill are eager to move forward.
Majority leader Harry Reid said with the schedule there was no way gun control would come up.
And when asked about upcoming plans.
Here's my biggest goal in September I hope Bryce Harper continues to do well.
Can Washington Nationals are going to go to the -- So far there's been some talk about gun control but little action final note we reached out to the NRA for this story and they declined to comment -- All right Mike thank you.
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