President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announce the administration’s new gun law proposals in the Eisenhower Executive Office building Jan. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 16: Joined by children who wrote letters to the White House about gun violence, U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Vice President Joe Biden announce the administration’s new gun law proposals in the Eisenhower Executive Office building January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. One month after a massacre that left 20 school children and 6 adults dead in Newtown, Connecticut, the president unveiled a package of gun control proposals that include universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)