Tears well up in US President Barack Obama’s eye as he speaks about the youngest victims of the Sandy Hook shootings on Tuesday at a White House press conference. Photo: AP

Barack Obama has no choice but to act on his own on gun laws because of legislative inaction

Tens of thousands of Americans die each year in gun-related violence, yet the Republican-led Congress is either unwilling or unable to do anything about it

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Tears well up in US President Barack Obama’s eye as he speaks about the youngest victims of the Sandy Hook shootings on Tuesday at a White House press conference. Photo: AP
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