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House now reportedly considering a slew of new measures.
Including renewing an assault weapons ban introducing universal background checks.
And a database that could -- gun sales nationwide this is lawmakers in both sides of the issue dig in for a possible fight.
I believe we need a comprehensive approach we need to look at all the different elements here.
And just because you -- a particular effort won't prevent something in of one particular incident.
Doesn't mean you shouldn't do anything that might help in other incidents you got to remember that.
That bad guys aren't stupid they're just bad they're gonna figure out a way if they're if they're intent on doing something bad they're gonna -- out a way to get a -- using.
-- congressional correspondent Mike -- live in Washington on this topic today so -- we we knew that the White House was gonna work on a proposal for this.
Where does it stand right now.
What -- senior Obama administration official told us over the weekend they're taking a broad approach and gun laws are only one part of the issue vice president Joseph Biden has been asked by President Obama to develop plans.
They are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun buyers and creating any database that would allow the ATF to track all gun sales.
Here's how some key Democrats are pitching Washington taking action.
Federal government has an obligation.
In -- acts and prevent tomorrow senseless deaths by ensuring that -- stay out of the hands of criminals and those who are dangerously ill.
We should be able to find reasonable common sense reforms that can prevent that can preserve our rights and protect our families at the same time.
But -- such an emotional issues such as the Second Amendment that can be tricky and I -- all live in Washington Mike thank you.
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