Landmark gun-safety bill heads to U.S. House after Senate passage

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By Katharine Jackson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives moved quickly on Friday to take up a package of modest measures intended to stem gun violence, a day after a Supreme Court ruling that broadly expanded gun rights. Hours after the Senate passed the legislation late on Thursday, House lawmakers met early in the morning to adopt rules for a floor debate and a vote that could send the landmark measure on to Democratic President Joe Biden later in the day. “The House will swiftly bring it to the floor,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed in a statement…

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