Obama pushing for gun control measures

US leader reiterates need for stricter laws, saying Newtown massacre was worst day of his presidency.

    US President Barack Obama has used a television appearance to push for new gun control measures.

    His remarks follow the shooting of 20 children and six adults this month at a school in Connecticut.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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