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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.

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Obama: 'Congress needs to help law enforcement do its job'

The third strand of Obama's gun control proposals involves encouraging Congress to help law enforcement "do its job."

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