WASHINGTON— A divided Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a Democratic bill expanding required federal background checks for nearly all gun purchases.
The panel approved the measure by 10-8, supported by all Democrats and opposed by every Republican. Expanded background checks is the heart of President Barack Obama’s proposals to curb firearms.
The sponsor is New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer.
Read More at OfficialWire . By Alan Fram.
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