Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Will hold a weekly press conference at the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday, May 19, 2022.
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House speaker Nancy Pelosi On Thursday, lawmakers said they would vote to wipe out the gun control bill next week in response to a series of horrific shootings in the United States that killed dozens of people.
Although some bills are expected to clear the democratic home — including a bill that raises the legal age at which one can buy assault rifles from 18 to 21 — Pelosi Recognized in the letter of “Dear Colleagues” It is unlikely that many parts of the law will pass the Senate.
“Saving our children can and must be the unified mission of our country,” she writes. “For all the people in Congress who are in the way of saving lives, your political survival is insignificant compared to the survival of our children. We rest until work is done. There is none.”
The House of Representatives has enacted gun control legislation by Congressman Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the Judiciary Committee. He and his agent are scrambling to pass a comprehensive bill. Various gun bills known as the law to protect our childrenFrom the committee before the end of the day.
The invoice collection is more powerful to raise the age of purchasing semi-automatic weapons from 18 to 21 years old, outlaw large magazines and civilian bumpstock, and protect children from accidental shootings. Imposing storage requirements for various guns.
Legislation has moved from the Judiciary Committee to a larger house floor, where Pelosi and other Democrats are likely to pass to send it to the Senate, where the most viable bipartisan talks are underway.
Much of the House’s reforms are opposed by Senate Republicans, who have the power to prevent legislation from proceeding with the threat of filibuster. Senate Democrat, led by majority leader Chuck Schumer, You need to convince about 10 Republicans If you wish to give way to President Joe Biden, sign a gun safety policy.
So, instead of the drastic action proposed by the House bill, discussions between Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) And a few moderate Republicans will strengthen background checks and the Danger Signals Act. Focused.