US President Joe Biden had pushed for more substantial reforms, including a ban on assault rifles. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden had pushed for more substantial reforms, including a ban on assault rifles. Photo: AFP

Most significant US gun legislation in decades clears hurdle in Senate

  • US senators unveil bill addressing the epidemic of gun violence plaguing America
  • Narrow set of reforms hailed as the first significant firearms controls in a generation

US President Joe Biden had pushed for more substantial reforms, including a ban on assault rifles. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden had pushed for more substantial reforms, including a ban on assault rifles. Photo: AFP
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