Assault weapons ban deserves a vote: Obama

President Barack Obama says each of his proposed steps to reduce gun violence should get a vote in Congress, even an assault weapons ban that both parties agree stands little chance at passing.

Republican lawmaker says guns are ‘essential to living the way God intended’

In opposition to US President Barack Obama’s gun control proposal, a California Republican legislator said that guns are `essential to living the way God intended`.

Strengthen gun control laws: Obama tells Congress

With sentiments running high in favour of stricter gun control laws, US President Barack Obama asked Congress to speed up legislations for universal background checks for people trying to buy guns.