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Obama calls failure on gun regulation his 'biggest frustration'
Obama calls failure on gun regulation his 'biggest frustration'

The failure to win tougher background checks for gun purchases or other new firearms regulations are the "biggest frustration" of his term in office, President Obama said, as he decried school shootings that are "becoming the norm" in ways that "as a parent, are terrifying to me." Answering questions on the social media site Tumblr, Obama said that gun violence in America is "off the charts" and that "we should be ashamed" of its prevalence. He also brushed aside the argument made by some opponents of new gun regulations that mental illness, not guns, lies at the root of recent shootings. "The United States does not have a monopoly...

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