We thought we’d put together a primer on executive orders.

What are Presidential Executive Orders (USA.gov)? This USA.gov site includes finding tools for current and past executive orders. Executive orders: A beginners guide (LoC) explains how to research them using either the Library of Congress or other online sources. Finally, a how to explanation of the executive branch (White House) includes a brief description.

In case you missed the coverage of President Obama’s remarks on reducing gun violence, the entire speech is here and the fact sheet is here.