Why Obama is taking gun control into his own hands

America's gun fetish could actually end up weakening constitutional order

By Sam Tanenhaus   February 2016

President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Rose Garden about measures to reduce gun violence with family members of victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. Photo taken in April, 2013. ©Carolyn Kaster/AP/Press Association Images

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