President Barack Obama will unveil on Wednesday a series of "concrete proposals" to counter gun violence that will include a push for an assault weapons ban and measures to strengthen background checks for gun buyers.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who led a task force that developed recommendations on the issue, would present the package of legislative and executive measures at a White House event at 11:45 a.m. (1645 GMT).
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