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Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough

Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, put the brakes on Republicans’ quick embrace of “red flag” laws as a response to last weekend’s gun violence, saying on Wednesday that any gun-related legislation moving through the Senate must be accompanied by a House bill requiring background checks on all gun purchasers.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
The New York Times
Topics: 
Congress
Democrats
Gun control
Author Info: Sheryl Gay Stolberg
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Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, put the brakes on Republicans’ quick embrace of “red flag” laws as a response to last weekend’s gun violence, saying on Wednesday that any gun-related legislation moving through the Senate must be accompanied by a House bill requiring background checks on all gun purchasers.
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