Senators introduce bipartisan gun safety bill

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Ct.)
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A group of senators released a bipartisan gun safety bill on Tuesday evening, which would enhance background checks for gun buyers between the ages of 18 and 21 and give states control over what juvenile records they want to share.

Speaking from the Senate floor on Tuesday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the lead GOP negotiator, said the legislation "provides an incentive for states to upload the records that reflect on the suitability of the individual to purchase a firearm."

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