• Senate passes a new bipartisan bill that would enact the toughest new guns laws since the 1990s - with 15 Republican senators joining every Democrat in support

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, a member of party leadership who voted to back the new law, speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill on June 22, 2022. Brandon Bell/Getty Images
    The Senate passed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act by a wide bipartisan margin on Thursday.
    15 Republican senators supported the bill, which would enact the toughest new gun restrictions since the 1990s.
    The bill would close the "boyfriend loophole," support state-level "red flag" laws, and makes new mental health investments.
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