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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee voted to send a dangerous bill on guns, known as concealed carry reciprocity, to the House floor, where it could be voted on at any time. The Committee's vote was on party lines. In finalizing the bill, the Committee rejected proposed amendments which included measures to establish a minimum age to carry concealed guns, protect state laws that prohibit carrying concealed guns in bars, and require background checks for all gun sales.
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The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today responded to the introduction of the Fix NICS Act of 2017 by Senators John Cornyn (R-Tex) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn), which seeks to strengthen the reporting of prohibited purchasers, including domestic abusers, by state and federal agencies into our nation’s background check system.
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This morning, as the Connecticut Supreme Court took up a lawsuit brought on behalf of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, a gunman opened fire near an elementary school in northern California.
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Two of the five deadliest mass shootings in American history occurred in the last 35 days. Three of them occurred in the last 17 months. In response to Sunday's shooting, the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence has begun to review, research and investigate how the Texas shooter was able to obtain his guns in light of his legal history.
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According to news reports, a gunman entered a church this morning in a small town near San Antonio, Texas and opened fire. He killed 26 people and wounded 20 more. Brady is monitoring the situation carefully.

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