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U.S. Senate, in 64-34 vote, advances bipartisan gun legislation backed by Cornyn

The legislation would enhance background checks for gun purchasers younger than 21. It would also make it easier to remove guns from people threatening to kill themselves or others, as well as people who have committed domestic violence.

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, left, speaks with U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing to examine protecting America's children from gun violence, in Washington, D.C., on June 15, 2022.

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