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Congress Considers Gun Control Bills But Asks, 'What Does Trump Want?'

Posted on AllSides September 10th, 2019
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Gun Control, US Congress, Donald Trump

A House committee will take up legislation on Tuesday aimed at preventing mass shootings, as lawmakers and the White House move to respond to a recent spate of attacks across the country.

The bills being considered by the House Judiciary committee include measures that would limit access to high capacity gun magazines and block any person convicted of a hate crime from obtaining a firearm.

Another measure under consideration would provide incentives for states to adopt policies for "extreme risk protection orders," also known as 'red flag' laws, to allow...

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