US Senate breaks decades-long impasse on gun safety. The 65-33 vote is aimed at keeping firearms away from dangerous people.
Following many years of GOP procedural delays that derailed Democratic efforts to curb firearms, Democrats and 15 Republicans decided that congressional inaction was untenable after last month’s rampages in New York and Texas. It took weeks of closed-door talks but a bargain from both parties emerged with a compromise embodying an incremental but impactful movement to curb bloodshed that has come to shock Americans.
Setting gridlock aside, Congress set to OK gun violence bill https://apnews.com/article/shootings-texas-new-york-violence-buffalo-20…
Senate passes bipartisan gun violence bill
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act is poised to pass the House and be signed by President Biden. It includes the most significant new gun restrictions since the mid-1990s. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/23/senate-gun-bill-vote/
Bipartisan gun deal giving Biden a needed win
U.S. Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court knocks down handgun limits https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-senate-poised-step-forward-rare-bip…