“If the Trump administration is serious about preventing mass shootings, it will push Senate Republicans to do their job and pass two laws that have been proven to prevent gun violence: background checks on all gun sales and a strong red flag law,” said John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety. “Strengthening law enforcement’s threat assessment capacity is a worthy goal, but it is not nearly enough in the face of a public health crisis that claims 100 American lives every single day.”
Did you know?
The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
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