June 3, 2022
D.C. News
  • President Joe Biden yesterday called for stricter gun laws – including a ban on assault weapons, tougher background check laws and a higher minimum age of purchase if lawmakers cannot agree on an outright ban. His plea comes as many Americans remain rattled by the recent deadly mass shootings in New York, Texas, and most recently Oklahoma. Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee approved a wide-ranging bill that would likely pass the Democratic-controlled House but wouldn’t overcome a Republican-led filibuster in the Senate. (Articles here, here, here, and here)