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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's gun measures are beginning of long political fight

The President's gun control measures were welcomed by the families of Sandy Hook victims today.

But Obama's attempts to ban assault weapons will trigger a long political fight and a race to stock up on the the type of arms he is trying to outlaw.

Video report by Washington correspondent Robert Moore.

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