A renewed push for gun control on Capitol Hill.
Some democratic leaders say the country’s gun problem isn’t going away and they’re calling for more legislation.
This, coming weeks after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas.
Senator Chuck Schumer is among the top democrats calling for HR-8, The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, to be brought to the senate floor for a vote.
“We are not taking no for an answer,” Nancy Pelosi started during an address to lawmakers. “We are not going away.”
The bill, passed by the house, establishes new background check requirements for gun sales between private parties.
But it doesn’t affect some weapons transfers, like gifts between family members.
Senate majority leader Mitch Mcconnell, among the key republicans, who say they’re waiting on the White House to take a clear stance on gun control.