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Gun legislation is in the works after decades of little progress

Rep. Jake Auchincloss speaks during a news conference to introduce legislation on safe gun storage with (L-R) Bella D’Alacio of March For Our Lives, Brady Vice President of Policy Christian Heyne and Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) outside the U.S. Capitol.
Rep. Jake Auchincloss speaks during a news conference to introduce legislation on safe gun storage with (L-R) Bella D’Alacio of March For Our Lives, Brady Vice President of Policy Christian Heyne and Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) outside the U.S. Capitol.

Thousands of people marched on Washington D.C. this weekend to speak out against gun violence. And Congress might be listening this time.

A bipartisan group of senators said they’d reached a deal on new gun safety measures after the House approved new gun legislation along party lines last week. 

After years of stalled talks, will Congress come together on guns?

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June Leffler, Amanda Williams