Trump on gun legislation: 'Common sense things can be done'

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2019
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Gun Control, gun legislation

President Trump on Friday assured that discussions are taking place to pass “meaningful background checks” in the wake of two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead.

“Serious discussions are taking place between House and Senate leadership on meaningful Background Checks. I have also been speaking to the [National Rifle Association], and others, so that their very strong views can be fully represented and respected,” he tweeted.

“Guns should not be placed in the hands of mentally ill or deranged people. I am the biggest Second...

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