PBS NewsHour

How the House passed first major gun bill in a generation

Clip: 03/01/2019 | 4m 57s Video has closed captioning.

The House has passed its first major gun control legislation in decades, as the Democratic majority sends two bills related to background checks for gun buyers on to the Senate. A Republican majority there is unlikely to approve either measure, but their progress to date reflects how Democrats are pushing for gun change in the wake of more mass shootings. Judy Woodruff talks to Lisa Desjardins.

Aired: 03/01/19

Rating: NR

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