President Obama faces stiff opposition for gun plans

President Obama will announce a package of measures to curb gun violence later today.

It follows the mass shooting at a school in Connecticut, in which 20 children died.

ITV Daybreak's Carla Eberhardt reports:

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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.