Leaders of a group of pro-gun control protesters who gathered outside the White House Friday with a vague call for "bold action" from President Obama following the shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school issued some specific policy aims Saturday.
Rev. Michael McBride, an Oakland, Calif., gun control advocate called on Obama to push for a renewal of the assault weapons ban. Obama has repeatedly called for the ban to be renewed. From the letter:
Here is a reminder of what our many research meetings and anti-violence street walks across the country have taught us about common sense approaches that have broad public support:
1. Renewing the assault weapons ban
2. Universal Background Checks
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