Why Did Barack Obama Fight Gun Violence?

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During Barack Obama’s two terms as president of the United States, he has taken many executive actions. A lot of these have been controversial and led to backlash that he was overstepping his bounds. Most recently, President Obama announced the measures he’s going to take in order to help fight gun violence. He has already received criticism from many in the GOP, who claim these actions are not justified and he is infringing on the liberty of many Americans. These actions are warranted, because the gun violence epidemic puts many Americans in danger, and President Obama has the right to take actions to protect the security of American citizens, so long as the actions do not infringe on their rights. Gun violence in America is a crisis.
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