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Klobuchar backs multi-pronged approach to stopping mass shootings


U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says the national response to the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting should involve more than one element. Klobuchar told ABC's This Week beefing up school security is not enough.

The Minnesota Democrat says stricter background checks for gun buyers, including mental health screenings, should be among the changes.

Klobuchar did not reject calls for armed guards in schools, but said changes should go beyond that. She mentioned limits on high-capacity magazines as another possibility that should be on the table.

Here is Klobuchar's segment on the show, which also features Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson:

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