By Tim Jimenez

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The National Rifle Association and Wal-Mart, the largest gun retailer in the country, are set to meet with Vice President Biden today at the White House; all part of his gun violence task force. This comes a day after the Vice President met with gun control advocates.

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Shira Goodman, Executive Director of CeasefirePA, along with the others from around the country brought some common ideas and hopes at the White House.

“There was a focus not just on the general idea of background checks on all guns, but making sure all states share their mental health records with the federal database.”

Also, a shared belief that after Sandy Hook, this discussion on guns is different.

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“People are almost ashamed of how we let America get to this point that we could have 20 little kids be gunned down in their school. And so I think there is an energy and just a force right now that is motivating people.”

She says she respects the second amendment, but says a gun violence problem exists, especially since too many get in the wrong hands.

As for the Vice President’s meeting with the NRA.

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“If they’re willing to be part of that solution then I think it could be very productive. I will be very curious to see which way it goes.”