Gun Control Challenges

Congress faces heated demands for gun control legislation but lawmakers have actually tried to curb gun violence in the past year.

Another school shooting, another round of calls for Washington to tackle gun violence. However, Congress has recently tried -and failed- to pass gun-related legislation. Just days after a gunman used bump stocks to open fire on a Las Vegas country music festival, a bipartisan bill emerged that would have banned the sale of the devices used to amplify the shooting…