(Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP)
(Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP)

President Obama said Thursday that destroying the Islamic State alone won’t stop lone-wolf terror attacks as long as disturbed people have easy access to assault weapons.

Obama renewed his call for gun control legislation after a series of emotional private meetings in Orlando with the families of victims of the worst mass shooting in American history. Law enforcement officials say Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard apparently inspired by a mix of radical Islamic propaganda and anti-gay hatred, shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub early Sunday morning.

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