US gun control: Jeff Sessions announces review into background checks

US gun control: Jeff Sessions announces review into background checks
 

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a thorough review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of people who want to buy guns.
The review will assess how key information about the gunman who carried out a mass shooting at a church in Texas on 6 November was apparently not registered.
Mr Sessions said it was "unacceptable" that this may have been the case.
Twenty-six people were killed and 20 wounded in the Texas shooting.
That incident came just a month after a gunman in Las Vegas opened fire on an outdoor music festival, killing 58 people and wounding hundreds... read more

 
23 November 2017 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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