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    Inside Story Americas: Do Obama's gun law proposals go far enough?

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    December's mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut left 20 children and six teachers dead. It also ingnited a national debate about the country's relationship with guns.

    On Wednesday, President Obama unveiled a series of proposals including a ban on assault weapons, high capacity magazines and the introduction of more background checks on gun buyers.