Chuck Schumer Wants Bulletproof Vest-Control to Fight Mass Shootings

Posted on August 12, 2019 10:50 am
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Democratic New York Sen. Chuck Schumer announced plans Sunday to introduce a bill requiring the FBI to approve body armor sales to civilians.

The legislation would mandate FBI approval for civilians to purchase body armor, which includes bulletproof vests like one worn by the gunman in the Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting on Aug. 4, the New York Post reported.

“What we have learned is that a good number of those intent on mass shootings buy body armor,” Schumer said in a press conference. “They want to kill as many people as possible.”

The legislation, which Schumer said he is drafting, would mean that

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