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The US Senate passes groundbreaking bipartisan gun safety legislation and sends action to the US House of Representatives

Modest gun safety measures, despite the widespread expansion of gun rights by the Supreme Court ruling that Americans have the constitutional right to carry pistols publicly for self-defense. A bipartisan package passed the US Supreme Court late Thursday (June 23).

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The Senate bill, approved with 65-33 votes, was passed for the first time in 30 years in the world’s highest per capita gun ownership and the highest number of mass shootings each year among the wealthiest countries. It is an important gun control law.

“This bipartisan law helps protect Americans. It will make children in schools and communities safer,” President Joe Biden said following the vote. “The House of Representatives should quickly vote for this bipartisan bill and send it to my desk.”

Bills that supporters say save lives are modest-its most important restriction on gun ownership is the background check of gun buyers convicted of domestic violence or serious crimes as a boy. Will be strict.

Republicans have refused to compromise on broader gun control measures supported by Democrats, including Biden, such as assault-style rifles and a ban on large magazines.

“This isn’t the cure for all the ways gun violence affects our country, but it’s a step in a long arrears in the right direction,” said Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer. I said on the floor before the vote.

In a Senate vote late Thursday, 15 Republicans joined all 50 Democrats to vote on the bill.

Republican supporters of the new gun safety bill said the bill would not erode the rights of gun owners to comply with the law, one of their most enthusiastic members.

Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn led the bill negotiations last week when he discussed the matter in a pre-Republican speech. His hometown of Texas.

Democratic Chairman Nancy Pelosi praised the bill’s passage and said in a statement that it would move forward in the House of Representatives on Friday (June 24) and vote as soon as possible.

Biden signs the bill.

(Reuters)

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