History of gun control in America

POSTED: 11:34 AM PST Dec 17, 2012    UPDATED: 07:37 AM PDT May 30, 2014 

The House recently approved a measure that would provide more money for background checks on gun buyers nearly a week after a mass murder in California left seven people dead. Take a look at the history of gun control in America.

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In the past, polls have found a majority of Americans do not support stricter gun laws. But that support has reached a five-year high in the aftermath of the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left 27 dead.

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