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O’Malley Stresses Need For Stricter Gun Licensing

Gov. Martin O’Malley on Friday underscored the need for new licensing requirements for handguns, while a leading Maryland lawmaker recommended the provision in a comprehensive gun-control measure be considered separately due to the potential for considerable opposition.


NRA President David Keene told "CBS This Morning" that his group is "generally supportive" of stronger background checks. (Photo credit  MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA President: Group Supportive Of Tighter Background Checks

The head of the National Rifle Association says the organization has no problem with tighter background checks of gun purchasers.