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Now is the Time: The President’s Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence

Executive Branch SealThe White House released today “Now is the Time: The President’s Plan to Protect Our Children and Our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence”. The report outlines the Obama Administration’s Plan for gun control and includes four key points: 1. "Closing background check loopholes to keep guns out of dangerous hands; 2. Banning military-style assault weapons and high capacity magazines, and taking other common-sense steps to reduce gun violence; 3. Making schools safer; and 4. Increasing access to mental health services." The report is accompanied by a Now is the Time webpage that offers more information including videos and the opportunity to share a message with President Obama.