Biden signs bipartisan gun safety bill a month after Uvalde mass shooting. The measure is the most significant gun reform bill passed into law in nearly three decades. The new law enhances background checks on young gun buyers, and encourages states to develop more and better "Red flag" laws. Source 5z.
House passes assault weapons ban in response to an epidemic of mass shootings that have rattled the nation. It won’t pass the Senate. This is the first ban approved by the House since 1994 as part of a sweeping bipartisan crime bill. In June, Republicans and Democrats united to pass a gun reform package that strengthened background checks but an assault weapons ban has little GOP support. Source 7b.
President Biden signs new executive action expanding gun background checks. Biden's new order strengthens red flag laws intended to halt gun sales to people deemed dangerous and stops short of requiring universal background checks, which the president has asked Congress to pass through legislation. Source 4d.
Seemingly simple mistakes led to deadly consequences when gun owners opened fire across America in April. Unfortunately, that's nothing new. A spate of 'wrong-place' shootings in the U.S. Has sparked national outrage and debate. But instead of asking 'How could it happen,' the question should be, 'Why doesn't it ever stop?' Source 6r.