CHICAGO -- President Obama will address a large conference of police chiefs at McCormick Place on Tuesday.
He'll speak to 14,000 law enforcement leaders at 2:15pm. He's expected to call for stricter gun control measures, including universal background checks. Currently, only licensed dealers must conduct checks. That means 40% of gun sales go unchecked.
But, gun rights supporters are worried about losing their 2nd Amendment rights.
Several police chiefs spoke with the media Monday, saying they are not anti-gun, but they are looking for changes to reduce the growing problem of gun violence across the country.
Some analysts say the President could bypass Congress and announce an executive order that would put universal background checks into place.