To Ban or Not to Ban? That Is the Question for Obama

Maine senator encourages a thoughtful policy over feel-good measures.

President Barack Obama walks off after delivering a speech at an interfaith vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at Newtown High School in Newtown, Conn.

President Barack Obama walks off after delivering a speech at an interfaith vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 16 in Newtown, Conn.

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Biden said Thursday he saw broad support for universal background checks on all gun sales, increased support for gun safety programs, and the need to do "something about" high-capacity magazines, but did not mention an assault weapons ban.

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