How will Obama’s executive orders affect Pa. gun laws?

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 President Barack Obama, joined by gun violence victims, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, about steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence. Also on stage are stakeholders, and individuals whose lives have been impacted by the gun violence. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

President Barack Obama, joined by gun violence victims, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, about steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence. Also on stage are stakeholders, and individuals whose lives have been impacted by the gun violence. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

An emotional President Obama signed a series of executive orders today aimed at curbing gun violence in America.The order expands background checks and closes the so-called “gun show loophole.” WHYY’s NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Shira Goodman. She’s Executive Director of Ceasefire PA, and she was at the White House during today’s signings.

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