Biden meets with pro-gun groups
Can 'common ground' be reached?
- Duration 3:25
- Date Jan 10, 2013
Can 'common ground' be reached?
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Good -- -- Bret Bair vice president Joseph Biden heard from the other side today in the debate over gun control yesterday he talked with supporters of expanding yet.
Today -- heard from folks who see the right to own firearms as an American birthright some of them came away convinced.
Biden -- his task force have already made up their minds on several points.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron tells us about the ongoing culture clash over guns.
On the second day of task force meetings aimed at new laws regulations and executive orders to curb mass shootings vice president Joseph Biden accelerated timetable should -- told sportsmen and pro gun groups including the National Rifle Association.
That common ground can be found.
The president says even if what we do only saves one life.
It makes sense and I think we -- doing great without -- anyway.
Imposing on -- did you non.
Rights and the Second Amendment that this apparent.
Biden is common ground rhetoric comes a day after he indicated to gun safety and victims' groups that to work around congress the president could use executive orders.
Drawing sharp rebukes from Second Amendment backers including the chairman of the conservative house Republican Study Committee.
Bypassing congress to implement radical policies is never acceptable.
And it's particularly heinous when such actions triple on the freedoms guaranteed to while Americans by the bill of rights gun rights backers designated January 19 -- appreciation day.
Her supporters to visit gun shows shops and shooting ranges and send a message to the president two days before his inauguration.
Gun control groups are launching a full blown campaign push with a -- and TV ads.
Attorney general Eric Holder suggested how such a gun control media blitz should be run this way back in the nineties.
It's not enough to simply have a catchy -- On a Monday and then only do it every Monday we need to do this every day of the week and just really brainwash people into thinking about guns -- -- vastly different way.
Biden confirmed he will not wait till the end of the month but will present his recommendations to the president this Tuesday as mr.
-- second term gets under way.
Biden is expected to propose a ban on military style semiautomatic rifles and background checks for every gun purchased without exception.
Universal fact checks.
Not just close the gun show loophole.
Total universal background checks including private sales.
In the swing state of Virginia with proud history of defending the Second Amendment the latest quinnipiac poll shows both sides have popular suggestions.
92% favor closing background check loopholes while 66% support the national rifle association's proposal for armed officers in schools.
-- promoting other restrictions to.
I've never quite heard there's much talk about the need to do some -- high capacity magazines.
As I heard.
From every group that -- met with so.
The vice president also met with a gun rights groups including the NRA which opposes anything that -- second amendment rights and has seen its membership grow by more than a 100000.
Since the Newtown Connecticut Rampage a month ago the president's promise to respond aggressively.
After meeting with the vice president the NRA complain that the focus of the meeting was not so much about protecting kids but too much about attacking the Second Amendment.
Tonight and tomorrow respectively Biden meets with the entertainment and video game industry's the last two days have been about the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms.
Tomorrow it's -- the First Amendment free speech -- our Karl thank you.