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Does a mental-health strategy need to be part of Obama’s guns task force?

posted Dec 19, 2012, 12:24 PM by dm gillis
President Barack Obama is to announce a guns task force in the wake of the Newtown massacre. The ideas already circulating among politicians and stakeholders include renewing a ban on military-style semi-automatic assault weapons that expired in 2004, limits on gun magazine clips and the number of bullets that can be fired, and a broader mental health strategy. The Newtown shooter used a Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, reportedly firing more than a hundred rounds. Read more