US Senate gun control deal: What’s in it and how far does it go? | DW News

US senators from both major parties have agreed to push forward new legislation aimed at reducing gun violence. But the modest measures fall far short of steps called for by anti-gun campaigners. Several Republicans have joined Democrats in drafting the proposal, which must still go before both houses of Congress. It follows another spate of mass shootings, including one in a Texas school where a teenager killed nineteen children and two teachers.

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