Pelosi Promises Swift Action On ‘Commonsense’ Gun Control

Democrats will act quickly to bring “commonsense” gun control reforms to the table, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi promised in a statement.

“The new Democratic majority will act boldly and decisively to pass commonsense, life-saving background checks that are overwhelmingly supported by the American people,” Pelosi said, Politico reported Monday.

With Pelosi’s support, Democrats have coalesced to create a gun reform proposal that will require federal background checks on all gun sales, including private sales, Politico reported. The measure is spearheaded by Democratic California Rep. Mike Thompson, a Pelosi ally who says a bill for universal background checks will be introduced to Congress in early 2019, according to Politico.

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