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Partisan tensions flare among Texans in congressional gun hearing

House Democrats are combining several gun policy bills into one large package known as the Protecting our Kids Act. Among the measures in the bill: raising the age to purchase semi-automatic weapons to 21; outlawing the sale, manufacture, transfer or possession of a large-capacity magazine; and creating tax breaks for purchasing proper gun storage equipment.

Hundreds of handguns and rifles for sale at McBride’s Gun’s in Central Austin on April 20, 2021.

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