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President Barack Obama addresses gun control issues at the Denver Police Academy on April 3, 2013 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Am Constrained By A System That Our Founders Put In Place’

Ratcheting up pressure for Congress to limit access to guns, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that recent steps by Colorado to tighten its gun laws show “there doesn’t have to be a conflict” between keeping citizens safe and protecting Second Amendment rights to gun ownership.