Washington, 24 June 2022 – Squeeze on arms in the USA, even there Camera American approves. The vote comes one month after the massacre in the school of Uvalde. The measure, already approved by the Senate, now arrives on the president’s desk Joe Biden for signature. The turning point on the day the Supreme Court abolished the right to abortion. The same Court that just the day before had rejected the restrictions on port of arms in New York. In fact, consecrating that right.
Squeeze on arms, the vote
House approval came with 234 votes in favor and 193 against. The provision provides more stringent controls and it is the first in 30 years on guns to be approved in Congress.
At Biden’s signature
The Bipartisan safer comunities act is now only waiting for the signature of President Joe Biden to enter in force. The measure is the result of a negotiation between a group of Democratic and Republican senatorson the wave of emotion for the massacre in the Texan elementary school of Uvalde.
Who voted it
All Democratic deputies plus 14 Republicans, including Tony Gonzales representing the constituency of Uvalde. In the Senate, the law was approved yesterday with the vote of all Democrats and 20 Republicans.
What the law provides
The law allocates funds for initiatives to protect the mental health and safety in schoolsbut also expands i checks on the criminal record of those who buy weapons, prohibit the purchase of weapons to those responsible for domestic violence and funds programs for the seizure of weapons from people with mental disorders.
In memory of Jordan
In the Chamber, many deputies embraced their Democratic colleague after the vote Lucy McBathwhose son jordan davis he was shot to death in a petrol station following an argument over loud music.