Obama to tackle 'unfinished business' of gun violence in 2016

US President Barack Obama, pictured on December 17, 2015, as he spoke at the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, VirginiaPresident Barack Obama made fighting gun violence his chief resolution for 2016 in a New Year’s Day address, calling it a major piece of “unfinished business” for his White House administration. As he marked the start of his final year as president, Obama expressed regret at the little progress made in the past seven years towards remedying the firearm “epidemic” that claims more than 30,000 lives in America each year, over half of them suicides. “My New Year’s resolution is to move forward on our unfinished business as much as I can,” he said.

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