House Democrats to Push for Gun Control in 2019


Congressional Democrats will be employing their newfound majority in the House of Representatives by pushing for stronger gun control measures in 2019, reports The Hill.

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An Overview of House Democrats and Gun Control

Recent shootings in the United States have sparked the Democrats’ determination to push for gun control. On Wednesday, Americans learned of the shooting which took place at a music bar in California. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has subsequently spoken out about her views on gun control.

“It doesn’t cover everything, but it will save many lives. This will be a priority for us going into the next Congress.”

Debates Regarding Gun Control

Calls for gun control are frequently promoted following the occurrence of a public mass shooting. While Americans on both sides of the aisle view the shooting as tragic, Democrats and Republicans generally hold different views on the most effective solutions.

In most cases, left-leaning individuals tend to favor stricter gun control. This usually entails universal background checks, more austere requirements for purchasing firearms, and more. In essence, Democrats overwhelmingly believe that such measures will save lives.