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Obama Gets Failing Grades from Gun Control Group

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A leading advocacy group has given President Obama an "F" for what it calls his failure to take significant steps to advance gun control laws.

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence endorsed Obama in 2008, but its president, Paul Helmke, said this year the president "ran away from the issue," The Hill reported.

The Brady campaign gave Obama failing grades on every issue it scored. The group criticized the president for signing legislation that contained amendments that repealed laws banning guns in national parks and on Amtrak trains.

Helmke said the Obama administration hadn't yet reached out to the Brady campaign, and that he doesn't expect the White House to do so anytime soon, according to The Hill.

Read the full Brady report card here.

Filed Under: Guns, Obama Administration

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