9 Years of Mass Shootings: How Did Congress Respond?
The last gun control measure enacted was in 2007
By Gillian Roberts and Jeremy Silk SmithPosted June 23, 2016 at 5:30am
The last federal gun control measure was enacted in 2007 following the Virginia Tech massacre that spring.
CQ Roll Call combed its archives and chronicled Congress’ response to high-profile mass shootings in the nine years since. We also looked at the number of gun control or gun-focused bills and amendments considered — but rarely
passed — by Washington lawmakers in response.
Samuel Sipkin and Jeremy Silk Smith contributed to this report.
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