The bill, which includes added requirements for background checks on buyers under 21 and restrictions for ownership among domestic abusers, responds to recent shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas. The first Congressional action on gun control in nearly three decades is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk. With the support of all Democrats and 14 Republicans, the House on Friday passed the bipartisan bill 234-193, which is designed to make it more difficult for people to acquire firearms, Read Full Story

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  • Newsom signs gun laws that add new taxes and limit where owners can carry firearms
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