Month: June 2022

President Biden signs into law the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act gun safety bill, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Saturday as first lady Jill Biden looks on. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption toggle caption Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Biden signs into law the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act gun safety bill, in the
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades on Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists. The Democratic-led chamber approved the election-year legislation on a mostly party-line 234-193 vote, capping
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After months of budget negotiations, an agreement has finally been reached and the Legislature is set to adjourn in the very near future. House Bill 2414 has been sitting in the Senate pending action for months awaiting a vote. Please contact your state senator today and urge them to bring HB 2414 up for a
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Trenton Democrats desperately want to pass something, anything. They just are not sure what. So far, their approach has been to throw everything at the wall and see what sticks. Make no mistake, Gov. Phil Murphy loaded them up with plenty of bad ideas, and now, they seem destined to intertwine their political fortunes (or misfortunes) with
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“Do something, do something, do something!” In 2019, as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tried to console mourners at a vigil for nine people killed by a gunman in a Dayton entertainment district, people in the audience took up the chant that became a slogan of the Ohio gun control movement. Not much happened in the
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The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans have a fundamental right to carry a handgun in public, a landmark decision with far-reaching implications for states and cities across the country confronting a surge in gun violence. The 6-3 decision strikes down a more than century-old New York law that required a person to prove
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Live A bipartisan package of modest gun safety measures has passed the US Senate even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling Americans have a constitutional right to carry handguns in public for self-defence. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety illustrates the deep divide over firearms in the
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