Obama announces plans to regulate gun sales in the US

President Barack Obama has announced plans to put more controls on sales of guns in the United States.

702 and Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes speaks to US political commentator, Brooks Spector, regarding the contentious issue of gun violence.

Listen to the interview below:

You can argue that it's timid but it's something that he's going to do by executive order under legislation that exists.

Brooks Spector, US political commentator

Also insisting that more sales of firearms fall under the category of requiring a background check.

Brooks Spector, US political commentator

This is quite clearly going to be major discussion point in the elections.

Brooks Spector, US political commentator

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