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-- -- One of the Senate's chief proponents of stricter gun control says a -- On some kinds of weapons is more urgent now than ever but correspondent Doug -- reports.
Not everyone sees it that way.
Types of so called assault weapons and magazines rolling over ten rounds would be banned under senator Dianne feinstein's bill.
Today's hearing on the legislation was stacked with -- -- witnesses including a sandy hook father.
Yes he looked at -- at -- -- guys.
So much faith and you looked at the end of that barrel.
Should she didn't run just she didn't turn his back.
That was a fatal shot that killed -- -- the hearing part of an.
All out effort by the Obama administration since the sandy hook slaughter.
That is true politically risky.
Is no longer acceptable.
But the desire to act of the federal level has produced a big backlash in the states seven states are taking action to -- -- -- new gun control measures.
In Illinois the state legislature has begun a series of votes on a concealed carry law after an appeals court ruled the state ban on concealed weapons was unconstitutional.
In South Dakota.
The senate has extended permits for concealed weapons from four to five years in Texas a new bill would protect state law officers from having to enforce a new federal gun ban.
Dozens and dozens of county sheriffs around the state of Texas said Warren I can abide by this and this -- sets up a problem because.
If if in fact this this legislation does go through they would be subject to.
Prosecution by -- colder in the Justice Department and so we had to protect them.
Republicans in Washington are also skeptical of any new -- when -- Justice Department study on the first band was inconclusive they quote.
Cannot clearly credit the -- -- with any of the nation's recent drop.
-- gun violence beautiful.
Why pass new gun laws Republican senator Lindsey Graham asked one -- when police seldom investigate buyers who -- background checks -- how many.
They no way to.
It doesn't matter it's a paper thing well -- I wanna style.
I haven't he's -- I wanted to finish the answer when no I'm I wanna stop 76000.
People for buying guns illegally that's what a background check I'm -- they aren't you think I'm gonna do we know paperwork prosecutions.
-- -- In fact in the year 2010 almost 181000.
People -- or misrepresented their criminal past in their background checks that is a felony.
But only 44 people were ever prosecuted -- Doug thank you.
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