White House presses Congress to act on gun control after TV shooting

Gun control supporters rally on September 19, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DCThe White House on Wednesday issued a rapid call for Congress to pass gun control laws, after two journalists were shot to death during a live television broadcast. “This is another example of gun violence that is becoming all too common in communities large and small all across the United States,” said spokesman Josh Earnest. “There are some common sense things that only Congress can do that we know would have a tangible impact on reducing gun violence in this country,” he said.

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