US Senate passes groundbreaking gun control law

WASHINGTON: US senators late Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill to address the gun violence epidemic plaguing the country, and approved a narrow package of new firearms restrictions and billions of dollars in funding for mental health and school safety.
The reforms — which were passed by 65 votes to 33 and which will almost certainly be approved by the House of Representatives on Friday — failed to meet the demands of gun safety advocates and President Joe Biden, but was hailed as a life-saving breakthrough after nearly 30 years of inertia in Congress

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