Lee Harvey Oswald’s Rifle Ignited National Gun Control Debate Of 1960’s

When President Obama unveiled his gun control plan in mid-January with a sense of urgency after the Newtown, Connecticut, school shootings, it was a political echo from Dealey Plaza, 1963.

At his announcement, the president said, “To make a real and lasting difference, Congress, too, must act. And Congress must act soon.”

Because history shows the best time to pass gun control bills follows national tragedies.

Read the rest of the article for an interesting play-by-play of gun control in the 1960’s: http://www.kvue.com/news/state/199772381.html