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On guns, President Obama prefers politics over reality

File--In this Feb. 8, 2013, file photo, demonstrators hold weapons at a pro-gun rally outside the state Capitol in Salem, Ore. Following December?s shooting in an Oregon shopping mall and massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, a handful of state lawmakers mobilized in support of stricter gun regulations. But the drumbeat for change fueled fear among gun rights activists who pushed back hard. And in the end, the 2013 Oregon Legislature Monday without making any changes to the state?s gun laws.(AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper, file)