Vice President Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, before the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

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Vice President Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, before the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Director Todd Jones. The Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) less 

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Associated Press
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 5:54 PM EDT