US News: United States: Voting at the Congress To prohibit assault rifles, the Senate should oppose

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due to qualified majority rules in the upper House of Congress, ten republican senators should vote with their 50 colleagues Democrats To banish the assault rifles.

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The American Congress voted at first on Friday reading the ban on assault rifles, semi-automatic weapons at the heart of several killings that shocked the States -United.

The text, supported by Democratic President Joe Biden, was adopted by the House of Representatives with 217 votes for and 213 against, but seems dedicated to failure in the Senate.

Due to qualified majority rules in the upper House of Congress, ten Republican senators should vote with their 50 Democratic colleagues to banish the assault rifles.

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This perspective is unlikely as the partisan fractures are great on the subject of weapons: on Friday alone two republican representatives have joined their voice to those of the Democrats.

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of massacres committed with ar- 15 In a Texas school (21 dead), a supermarket frequented by African-Americans (10 dead) and a parade from the national holiday (7 dead) recently relaunched the calls to ban them.

After the bloodbath in the school of Uvalde, Joe Biden had implored the congress of, at least, raised at 21 years the legal age to be able to buy it.

Friday, the White House reiterated its support for a measure that "saves lives".

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"40,000 Americans die each year from bullet injuries and firearms have become the main killer of children in the United States," she said in a statement.

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so far, the republicans Bloc against this measure which they perceive as a violation of the second amendment of the Constitution on the right to carry weapons.

Pressed to act, they just agreed to support a very modest law which strengthens the means to seize the weapons of violent spouses, and increases the means for mental health and school safety.

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