President Obama praised Connecticut’s recent gun control legislation Monday in a speech at the University of Hartford, and assured Congress he’s as “determined as ever” to honor the children killed in Newtown with tougher gun laws.
President Obama visits the University of Hartford Monday afternoon to talk about gun legislation in Washington. WTIC NewsTalk 1080 will carry the rpresident’s remarks live, and we’ll have updates on traffic resulting from the presidential motorcade.
President Obama will be in Connecticut next week to “continue the conversation with the American people about guns,” according to a spokesman in the White House Press Office.
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President Barack Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
President Obama invited families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and survivors of the Newtown shootings to the White House as he announces his efforts to reduce gun violence. He will be joined children from across the country who wrote letters to him about gun violence and school safety.