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The president has said he supports the reinstatement of a ban on assault weapons sales, but has done little in his first term to advance that.
Asked about gun control on Friday, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters that the immediate aftermath of the Connecticut shooting was not the right time for policy debates.
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