This vote comes just hours after the Supreme Court invalidated the “restrictions” on the carrying of weapons provided for by a law of the State of New York. Article written by Published on 06/24/2022 06:13 Updated on 06/24/2022 07:40 Reading time: 1 min. He said yes. The US Senate passed a bill on Thursday, June 23, with restrictions on access to firearms. Supported by elected officials from the two main parties, this bill is supposed to fight against the wave of armed violence that is raging in the United States. The project, adopted by 65 votes against 33 in the upper house, has every chance of being validated in the House of Representatives on Friday. > > United States: what you need to know about the proposed firearms law The text highlights in particular support for laws that would make it possible to remove the weapons they possess from the hands of people deemed dangerous. It also plans to strengthen criminal and psychological background checks for gun buyers aged 18 to 21, as well as better control of illegal gun sales and funding for mental health programs. Even if it remains far below the measures called for by President Joe Biden, it is a first for decades and a step forward for supporters of the limitation of individual firearms. This vote comes just hours after the invalidation by the Supreme Court of the United States, whose majority of judges are conservative, of the “restrictions” on the carrying of weapons provided for by a law of the State of New York. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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