PBS NewsHour

Congressional Democrats vow to prioritize gun legislation

Clip: 09/10/2019 | 3m 24s Video has closed captioning.

As they return to Washington from their summer break, congressional Democrats want to make new gun safety legislation one of their top priorities. The House has already passed a law expanding background checks to private gun sales, but the GOP-led Senate has never voted on it. In the aftermath of three deadly August mass shootings, will the outcome be different now? Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 09/10/19

Rating: NR

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