History of gun control in America

POSTED: 11:34 AM PST Dec 17, 2012    UPDATED: 05:42 AM PST Jan 05, 2016 

President Barack Obama is expected to announce an executive order to expand background checks on people purchasing guns on Tuesday. Take a look back at the history of gun control in America.

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In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court made another landmark decision in the gun control debate, ruling that the Second Amendment limits state and local governments to the same extent that it limits the federal government.

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