ban on high-capacity magazines http://wamc.org en Obama promoting gun legislation in Connecticut http://wamc.org/post/obama-promoting-gun-legislation-connecticut <p>President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun&nbsp;legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.</p><p>Obama is visiting the Connecticut capital of Hartford, where last week the governor signed a law with widespread restrictions on firearms. The Senate could take up national legislation this week.</p><p>Obama plans to meet with Sandy Hook families and argue that lawmakers have an obligation to the children killed and other victims of gun violence to act on his proposals.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:03:57 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61676 at http://wamc.org Obama promoting gun legislation in Connecticut