DC – Politics – House GOP pushes to loosen gun rules

POLITICO.COM September 21, 2017 – House GOP leaders are moving forward with plans to vote on two gun-related measures in the coming weeks, the first time Congress has taken up the controversial issue since Donald Trump became president. A bill easing regulations on the purchases of gun silencers — also known as suppressors — could reach the House floor as early as next week. In the Senate, Democrats will likely block the measures. Trump would almost certainly sign such bills if they ever got to his desk.  [full article]

The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, introduced by Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina (pictured), may come up for a House vote as early as next week. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

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