Senate passes bipartisan gun violence bill, marking breakthrough - News Summed Up

Senate passes bipartisan gun violence bill, marking breakthrough


“This bipartisan legislation will help protect Americans,” he said in a statement after the Senate vote Thursday night. Other Senate Republicans voiced an array of misgivings about the bill, most of them arguing that the bill did not do enough to protect law-abiding Americans’ constitutional rights. that would fund school-based security officers and mental health programs while leaving current gun laws intact. The Senate bill includes those who committed misdemeanors against those in “current or recent former dating relationship” for the first time. Another key provision creates “enhanced” background checks for gun buyers under 21, who would be subject to a search of juvenile criminal and mental health records for the first time.


Source: Washington Post June 24, 2022 04:33 UTC



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