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Vote in our readers poll: More gun controls?Tell North Platte what you think
 
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The grip and magazine of an AR-15, one of the most popular semi-automatic rifles in the U.S.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden want more restrictions on gun ownership. What do you think?

Do we need more gun laws? Vote in the Bulletin's new readers poll at the lower right of the front page of this website.

You can vote for no more restrictions at all, or for a lot more restrictions.

Or, you can vote for just a few restrictions, or for no more restrictions except a few if necessary.

The White House is riding a wave of outrage over the shooting in December of elementary school children in Newtown, Conn., a town about the size of North Platte.

On Wednesday, Obama issued 23 executive orders to stengthen existing background checks, mental health information, ways to trace stolen guns and emergency procedures if a shootout does occur.

Obama will ask Congress next week to ban semi-automatic guns and limit the amount of ammo in gun magazines (clips).

Gun proponensts say the right to bear arms shall not be infinged under the Constitution; and, there are many confusing gun laws already that are not well-enforced.

There are about 270 million guns owned in the United States, according to a report by Yahoo news service.


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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 1/17/2013
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