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US Senate Democrats Prepare Legislation to Thwart Gun Violence

Senate Democrats are preparing legislation to combat gun violence following last week's deadly shooting at an Oregon community college. At a news conference Thursday, Democratic leaders called for an end to loopholes that allow buyers to get guns on the Internet and at gun shows without background checks. "The victims and their families deserve better than a Congress that shrugs its shoulders and waits for the next tragedy," said Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of...

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