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Article Date: March 2021
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Biden Pushes for Background Check Bills after Shooting

President Biden called on the Senate to immediately pass pending legislation that would expand the requirement for background checks to all firearms purchases, after a mass shooting in a Colorado supermarket killed 10 people Monday. As we reported last week, the Senate is currently considering H.R. 8, which requires that all firearm sales between private parties go through a licensed gun dealer, and H.R. 1446, which expands the time window the FBI has to complete a NICS check. Both bills were passed by the House. Universal background checks have broad public support, even among gun owners, according polls, and gun ... Log in to view full article.


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