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What's In The Gun Background Check Plan The President Endorsed?

Demonstrators lie on the ground during a "lie-in" demonstration supporting gun control near the White House on February 19.
Demonstrators lie on the ground during a "lie-in" demonstration supporting gun control near the White House on February 19.

After a national outcry over gun violence in Florida last week, there are the early signs of compromise in Washington: President Donald Trump has endorsed a bipartisan proposal to strengthen gun background checks.

But what is this legislation, and could it have helped prevent last week’s bloodshed?

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Lois Beckett, Senior reporter covering gun politics and policy, Guardian U.S.; @loisbeckett

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