President Obama traveled to Orlando on Thursday to visit with law enforcement officials and families of the victims of Sunday's mass shooting at a gay nightclub. In addition to offering condolences and commending the efforts of first responders, Obama issued a renewed push for gun control. "Those who defend the easy accessibility of assault weapons should meet these families and explain why we think that makes sense," Obama said. "They should meet with the Newtown families, some of whom we saw yesterday whose children should now be finishing fifth grade, and explain why we think our liberty requires these repeated tragedies." The U.S. Senate will vote on four different amendments on Monday surrounding expanded background checks and preventing suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms. The shooting, described as a terror attack, took the lives of 49 people and injured 53 others.
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