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Obama withheld support for tough law for school shooters

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/16/2013 @ 11:03 pm In Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(Daily Caller) In 1999, State Senator Barack Obama voted “present” on a bill that would require adult prosecution for discharging a gun in or near a school.

That legislation came as a response to the tragic Columbine High School shooting that year.

SB 759 provided that anyone 15 years of age or older charged with aggravated battery with a weapon in school or within 1,000 feet of a school would be charged as an adult.

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