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Here Are the 23 Executive Actions President Obama Signed on Gun Violence

If you’ve been watching the news, then you certainly know that President Obama took executive action on Wednesday to thwart gun violence, but do youObama And Biden Unveil Proposal To Decrease Gun Violence In U.S. have any idea what specific action the president took?  Here is a list from the White House of  the 23 executive actions that Obama signed:

1. “Issue a presidential memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system.”

2. “Address unnecessary legal barriers, particularly relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, that may prevent states from making information available to the background check system.”

3. “Improve incentives for states to share information with the background check system.”

4. “Direct the attorney general to review categories of individuals prohibited from having a gun to make sure dangerous people are not slipping through the cracks.”

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