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Democrats Have Introduced Legislation to Close Gun Loopholes and Prevent Mass Shootings

Eight House Democrats unveiled legislation on Wednesday aiming to close existing gun law loopholes and prevent mass shootings.

Rep. Val Demings‘s (D-Fla.) office said in a statement that the lawmakers’ goal is to move “swiftly on a package of common-sense efforts to close obvious loopholes in America’s gun laws, prevent mass shootings, and protect law enforcement officers and the public from high-powered, rapid-firing and untraceable weapons.”

H.R. 3299, the “Protecting Our Communities Act,” comes as a series of mass shootings over the past few months has fueled calls for gun reform. A series of shootings at three Atlanta-area spas left eight dead, including six Asian women, in March. Another roughly one week later at a grocery store in Boulder, Colo., killed 10.

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