Obama stated many times that 90% of the American people want background checks. Rearching I found on Reuters that a survey was made with a sample size of 1772 registered voters. Weak.
At the same time grass roots support for gun rights caused supporters of the 2nd amendment to send about a million emails, letters, faxes and phone calls to congress members which is credited for the recent defeat(week including April 18, 2013) of efforts to enact gun control legislation.
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