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What is HR-8, the US bill aimed at reducing mass crime and the debate it has sparked in the Senate

What is HR-8, the US bill aimed at reducing mass crime and the debate it has

Facts

Every day more than 110 Americans are killed with guns. Yesterday, on the 144th day of the year, the 222nd massive armed attack for this year took place. 19 children and their teacher lost their lives. They were killed by an 18-year-old in class.

reaction

The latest event comes a few days after that at a supermarket. But especially when children's lives are endangered, or even worse, abducted in such a way, the public reaction is even harsher.

Golden State Warriors Damion Lee says: 'In the world we live in today, it's easier to find a gun than formula milk for babies.' Given the global formula milk crisis.

Biden also delivered a speech highlighting the bill blocked by Republicans HR-8.

What is the HR-8?

HR 8 is a bipartisan bill that would close gaps in the background check law. Current federal law does not require unlicensed sellers who sell firearms online or at gun shows to conduct a history check before selling a firearm, even when the buyer is a stranger they have just met. This is to make sure that the buyer is not legally forbidden to have the gun. This legislation would eliminate this gap and ensure that history checks are made for all arms sales. On March 2, 2021, HR 8 was reinstated in the House of Representatives for discussion.

What is the debate that raises?

50 senatorë refuzojnë ta votojnë HR-8. Senatori Thom Tillis i Karolinës së Veriut paralajmëroi demokratët që të mos kenë një 'reagim refleksiv' pas të shtënave në shkollën e Teksasit, duke u përpjekur të miratojë ligje që do të cenonin të drejtat e Amendamentit të Dytë, duke thënë se ai ka besim në Ditët në vijim do të mësohet se ka pasur “shenja” se 18-vjeçari ka përbërë rrezik. Pra republikanët kërkojnë që kushdo që ka nevojë për një armë ta ketë atë, pastaj është detyra e shtetit t`i mbajë nën kontroll.

What is HR-8, the US bill aimed at reducing mass crime and the debate it has

Në këtë rast në fakt, agresori kishte postuar foto të armëve në rrjetet e tij sociale. Po a mund të menaxhohet çdo account, shpeshherë edhe fake? A nuk do ishte më e udhës që kontrolli të ishte fillestar, që në momentin e blerjes së armës. A është ky njeri që ka pasur gjithmonë një armë dhe e do vetëm për vetëmbrojte? Kjo është çështja!

What are the gaps in the current process?

Nearly a quarter of Americans who take a firearm do so without entering into a history check. Federal law does not require unlicensed retailers selling weapons online or at gun shows to conduct a background check prior to a sale. By law, criminals, domestic abusers, and other prohibited shoppers should not purchase firearms. 22% of Americans report getting their latest gun without a history check.