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Trump lays out 3 big changes to gun laws he will 'strongly' push Congress to enact

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President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted that he supports strengthening background checks, emphasizing mental health treatment, and raising the age of rifle sales to 21.
The comments come in the wake of a high-school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said in a tweet he intended to "strongly" push for several legislative changes intended to prevent mass shootings like last week's massacre in Florida that killed 17.
"I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health," Trump said. "Raise the age to 21 and end...
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Trump tweets support for background checks, ending bump stock sales

Trump tweets support for background checks, ending bump stock sales

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On Twitter Thursday, Trump also discussed his comments about arming teachers and others at schools.
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Trump Says Arming Teachers Who Have Military Experience Would Be 'Great Deterrent'

Trump Says Arming Teachers Who Have Military Experience Would Be 'Great Deterrent'

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The U.S. president also said he would push to end sales of bump stocks, raise age limits and bring about comprehensive background checks.
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"ATTACKS WOULD END!": Trump expresses support for raising assault rifle age to 21, presses cases for arming some teachers

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The strategy of arming teachers has many critics, including some law enforcement officers and the National Education Association, the country's largest teachers lobby.
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