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Highlights of the bipartisan gun violence bill that President Joe Biden signed on Saturday: Expanded background checks: State and local juvenile and mental health records of gun purchasers will be part of federal background checks for buyers age 18 to…

Jun 25

Biden signs most sweeping gun reform bill in decades

Biden signed the measure two days after the Supreme Court's ruling Thursday striking down a New York law that restricted peoples’ ability to carry concealed weapons. And Saturday’s ceremony came less than 24 hours after the high court overturned the…