Obama's weapon of choice: Gun control by executive order (part 1)

It brought tears of rage to his eyes. Barack Obama went over the nightmarish string of mass shootings in America as he formally spelled out executive action to implement tighter gun controls. According to polls, a majority of US public opinion supports stricter controls, yet activists and lobbies are fired up and Congress repeatedly shoots down curbs on firearms. Is the 44th president of the United States respecting the will of the people?