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Details of U.S. President’s plan to curb gun violence

In this photo made with a fisheye lens on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, five used military style rifles are all that is available in the rack that usually has over twenty new models for sale at Duke's Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa. Store manager Mike Fiota says the few there are on consignment from individuals.

Keith Srakocic/AP

U.S. President Barack Obama is proposing to:

• require criminal background checks for all gun sales;

• direct the Centres for Disease Control to conduct research into causes of and prevention of gun violence, including the influence of video games;

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• ban armour-piercing bullets through manufacture, import prohibition;

• allow schools to hire 1,000 "school resource officers;"

• call on Congress to pass new gun trafficking laws;

• call for a reinstatement of assault weapons ban;

• limit ammunition magazines to 10 rounds;

• nominate Todd Jones to be director of U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

To see a full list of the gun-violence prevention proposals click here.

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