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Article Date: February 2018
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Gun Control Rumblings Begin Following School Shooting

President Trump instructed the justice department to draft a ban on bump stocks, and has reportedly expressed willingness to support other unspecified forms of gun control legislation in response to last week’s school shooting in Parkland, FL, that left 17 dead. It’s not clear at this stage whether these are just trial balloons, or if anything meaningful can get through a Republican led House and Senate. Trump himself was endorsed by the NRA, which spent lavishly supporting his 2016 campaign, though many have observed that his enthusiastic support of gun rights did not predate running for president. His new tone ... Log in to view full article.


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