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Obama faces fierce pressure over gun control as senators call for weapons ban

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At www.guardian.co.uk

Barack Obama is under intensifying pressure to take the lead in a campaign for greater gun control following the Newtown massacre of young children. The mayor of New York and leading US senators pressed the president on Sunday to tell Congress to reinstate a ban on assault weapons which are common to almost all recent mass shootings in the US, including Friday's tragedy in Connecticut in which 20 children, aged six and seven, and seven adults were killed.

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