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Terrible school shooting in Newtown Connecticut gun control advocates said it was a game changer they would finally passed tough new gun controls.
But as we reach a milestone chief White House correspondent Ed Henry reports how little has changed.
100 days have now -- -- President Obama made this -- about gun control -- a memorial service for the victims of the sandy hook massacre we can't tolerate this anymore.
-- -- -- With momentum -- -- sagging as more time passes for the White House announced today the president will hold a big event Thursday in the east room he will stand with mothers who want congress to take.
Action on common sense measures.
To protect children from gun violence the move comes with three Republicans threatening a filibuster when the senate votes in coming weeks whenever there's a constitutional right at stake I think it's important for us to utilize.
It every procedural tool we happen at our disposal.
To make sure that those rights are not taken away from the American people casually that argument may be breaking through with the new CBS news poll finding wall support for tougher laws had reached a high of 57%.
Just after the sandy -- tragedy support for stricter rules have now dipped to 47%.
-- 39% say they want the laws kept as they are an 11% say they want the laws made less strict.
So the White House definition of progress now is holding -- vote on an assault weapons ban.
Not necessarily getting it past I think that is that represented progress now.
Does -- mean it's I can't sit here and guaranteed it's gonna pass a Fox News poll last week found a slim majority of 51% of voters support the ban on assault weapons while 85%.
Want universal background checks.
That's -- former congresswoman Gabby Giffords wounded in the Tucson tragedy two years ago released a video today showing how easy it was for her husband to get a gun.
-- -- -- Yeah we can do is make sure everybody -- -- -- -- background for a while that may pass Vice President Biden signaled today the ban on assault weapons is -- far heavier lift.
The assault weapons ban and the limitation aside some magazines let me say this as clearly as I can't.
-- it is just the beginning.
We believe that weapons of war have no place on our streets.
Just the beginning as if it might not pass now so we'll have to come back for second bite down the road worth noting.
The president outside group organizing for action is having a national day of action tomorrow on guns.
But its focus on background checks.
Not on assault weapons Chris Ed Henry reporting from the White House and thanks.
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