The first major gun bills in nearly two decades had their first hearing in the Senate on Thursday, including an assault weapons ban and a ban on so-called "straw purchases." Still, even in the aftermath of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., the legislation faces an uphill battle. Ailsa Chang talks to Melissa Block.
Senate Committee Passes Bill Meant To Reduce 'Straw Purchases' Of Guns
By editor • Mar 7, 2013
Originally published on March 7, 2013 5:13 pm