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Lawmakers in Connecticut have reached a bipartisan deal on new gun laws following last December's school shootings in Newtown.
And today the country's biggest gun rights group.
Laid out its plan to avoid such tragedies -- congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel has details.
Three and a half months after the Newtown Connecticut tragedy the NRA the nation's largest gun organization offered its recommendations to protect American schools.
The 225 page study includes having schools train and arm at least one staff member.
-- finding -- recommendation is that the presence of an armed security.
Or or personnel in a school adds a layer of security and -- -- response time.
That is beneficial to the overall security.
At the NRA event was the father of a six year old sandy hook elementary victim who made this appeal.
I'm putting it on you on putting out any experts out there to to do something with these recommendations.
To implement solutions.
So people don't have to.
Go through what I'm going through a Fox News poll reveals support for putting armed guards in schools has dropped nine points since January and is now 5145.
The poll also shows support for other measures to reduce gun violence including universal background checks which -- dropped six points.
On Capitol Hill lawmakers are struggling to find common ground for legislative proposals.
You don't get every single thing you -- you have learned and 37 years of being a -- that you just keep pushing and you keep pushing.
Present Obama is due to travel to Colorado and Connecticut which both had high profile mass killings last year to appeal for action the president has always recognize that this.
Is something that -- Would be a challenge.
But was an obligation of all of us.
To work on and try to get done.
And Connecticut at the urging of -- -- state lawmakers there have reached an agreement on a bipartisan deal supporters call the strongest -- most comprehensive gun bill in the US.
It includes a new registry for existing high capacity magazines background checks for private gun sales and -- ban on large capacity ammunition clips.
Turning off the -- it is critical.
You have got to draw the line and say from this point forward all -- sales will be prohibited.
The reality nationally is there a number of red state senate Democrats up for reelection in 2014 so it's not clear Senate Leadership will pass something watered down a limit political damage.
Or they'll try to be something ambitious and then blame the Republicans if it fails Brad -- thank you.
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