NPR logo

Senate Debates Immunity for Gun Makers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1702098/1702099" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Senate Debates Immunity for Gun Makers

Business

Senate Debates Immunity for Gun Makers

Senate Debates Immunity for Gun Makers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1702098/1702099" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Senate begins debating legislation, backed by the White House, that would grant gun makers and gun dealers sweeping protection from lawsuits arising from gun-related crimes. With some senators under election-year pressures, the bill easily passed a key test vote Wednesday, but it may be amended in coming days. NPR's David Welna reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.