Obama calls for ban on 'military-style assault weapons'

President Obama called for a ban on military-style assault weapons and a ten-round limit on magazines.

"Weapons designed for war have no place in a movie theatre," said Obama.

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Obama assault weapon ban call

President Barack Obama has called for a ban on military-style assault weapons and a ten-round limit on magazines as he launched the most sweeping effort to curb American gun violence in nearly two decades.