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Families impacted by gun violence testify before Congress

Clip: 06/08/2022 | 5m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

As negotiations on gun legislation continued on Capitol Hill, lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee heard wrenching testimony from those affected by recent mass shootings. Democrats on the committee cited these witnesses as motivation to push for stricter gun laws. But Republicans cautioned against any laws that would impact law-abiding gun owners. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 06/08/22

Rating: NR

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