President Obama signing gun control order (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)President Barack Obama, as part of a wide ranging proposal to reduce gun violence, has ordered the Centers for Disease Control to launch a study into the correlation between violence in video games and the real world.
The order, which does not require Congressional approval, was part of a Presidential Memorandum that laid out 23 actions designed to curb violence.
"If there's even one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there's even one life that can be saved, then we have an obligation to try it," he said. "I will put everything I've got into this, and so will [Vice President] Joe [Biden], but I tell you the only way we can change is if the American people demand it."
While the CDC
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