California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposes constitutional amendment to enact gun control

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2023
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California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a 28th Amendment to the Constitution that would enact gun control measures in all 50 states. According to NBC, The proposed amendment would raise the minimum age to purchase a firearm to 21, mandate universal background checks, require a waiting period when purchasing a gun, and ban the sale of "assault rifles." When asked why now? Newsom responded, "It's pretty self-evident that a lot of the laws we pass are being rolled back by the federal courts." He continued, "This is an existential crisis...

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