The NRA`s Wayne LaPierre said that background checks would lead to a national registry of gun owners.
Leading gun-rights advocacy groups in the US have suggested that Congress would not pass major legislation limiting gun ownership.
The most powerful gun lobby in US has ruled out backing new proposed restraints on firearms and has pushed for placing armed guards in schools.
America`s powerful gun lobby finally broke its silence with a promise to make "meaningful contributions" to prevent recurrence of such incidents.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014