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Gun Control: Waiting for the Action of Congress

Since the recent Florida shooting attack, public has requested tougher gun laws and the how Congress is going to deal with this is a big problem since gun attack has happened not only once.

Poll: Americans support tougher gun laws, don't expect Congress to act
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Poll: Americans support tougher gun laws, don't expect Congress to act

This article from USAToday tells about the attack of Florida and the public reaction to the event, most of them request that the tougher gun control is needed for this country. Though President Trump stated that he will do whatever he can when this comes to legislation, his approval rate on USAToday has fallen down as low as 38% since his inaugurated last year. However, various polls showed that the possibility of really enact this gun control is little since the bipartisan debate has been going on not only for this Florida shooting attack.
This includes legislation process step 10 about President's approval or disapproval about the law, but the law does not seem likely to past over the debate between the two parties of step 5.

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U.S. Gun Policy: Global Comparisons
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U.S. Gun Policy: Global Comparisons

This article from Council Foreign Relations compared the gun control laws of United States with other countries around the world based on the recent and historical gun attack events. According to the introduction of past actions of congress, this article enlists us the actions that the US government have tried, which includes some states set stricter gun laws but were said unconstitutional; 2016 President Obama's attempt to reduce the gun violence and 2017 some new gun laws that banning semiautomatic weapons. However, bring back to today, it seems like the congress still does not have a clear strict set of gun control laws.
This includes legislative process of step 1--the public requests of new laws and step 4 and 5--reports to committee and debate.

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Is This the Moment for Gun Control? A Gridlocked Congress Is Under Pressure
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Is This the Moment for Gun Control? A Gridlocked Congress Is Under Pressure

This article from The New York Times considered about when should the gun control really enact. Since there were a lot of public pressures, congress members still debate and consider about the gun control. Though the debate was going on, the Republic party seems to keep silent all the way through and hesitate about this action. Representative Thomas Massie, Republican of Kentucky and the chairman of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus doubted the possibility that Republicans agree with the gun control.
This shows us the legislation step 4 and 5, which are reports about an issues and debate about how to deal with this issue.

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5 things Congress could do on guns
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5 things Congress could do on guns

This article from CNN argues about how congress can deal with the guns, which includes--legislation outlaws bump stock so that ATF can be strengthened; improve federal background check system; raising the age that can buy gun legally; have restriction to gun magazine; and ban the AR-15 style weapon. Each of them has analysis of having support of both parties or not. The first three won bipartisan support but the last two have unlikely bipartisan support.
This is the process of step 5 to 7 since the main themes here is the support of two parties. They are still on a process of voting and debate.

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