Representative Jan Schakowsky Statement On Senate Obstruction of Gun Safety Legislation

WASHINGTON –(ENEWSPF)--June 20, 2016.   Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after the Senate failed to pass amendments preventing individuals on the "Do Not Fly List" from buying a gun and expanding our background check system:

"In the wake of the worst mass shooting in US history, the Republican majority in the Senate opted to do exactly nothing. Despite the undisputed fact that the vast majority of Americans are demanding action to address gun violence, despite the fact that Republicans rail against the threat of terrorism, they refused to prohibit people on the "No Fly List" from legally purchasing . . .

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