Political and Legislative

Senate Votes to Reject Measure Overturning Biden Rule on Pistol Braces

The Senate voted largely along party lines Thursday to reject a Republican-sponsored resolution that would have overturned a Biden administration rule effectively banning the use of stabilizing braces on pistols — devices that have been used in several mass shootings.

Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Jon Tester (Mont.), two centrist Democrats facing tough reelection races next year in red states, voted against the resolution. They both have a history of supporting gun-owners’ rights.

The resolution failed by a vote of 49 to 50.

President Biden had said he would veto the measure, which the House approved June 13.

Read the source article at thehill.com

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