Gun reform bill passes US Senate – as Supreme Court blocks law restricting guns in public – Channel 4 News

For the first time in decades, the new gun laws have won the support of Republicans and Democrats in the US Senate.

The bill will tighten background checks for people under 21 who buy guns and follow the mass shooting at a Texas school last month in which an 18-year-old killed 19 students and two teachers.

The bill was attacked by far-right Republican Senator Marjorie Taylor Greene, who went on to have a bizarre exchange with our Washington correspondent Siobhan Kennedy.

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