U.S. House takes aim at loose gun-sale checks; passes second bill

A man looks over a Beretta M9A3 semiautomatic handgun during the SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/Files

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a second bill in as many days to toughen background checks for gun purchases, but both bills were likely to face opposition from the Republican-controlled Senate and the White House. The bills are the first major gun control measures approved in Congress in many […]

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