- Massively Popular Ideas Can't Pass Congress. Is It Time To Reform The System? NPR 14:22
The overwhelming majority of gun owners are in favor of universal background checks, of raising the minimum age to buy guns to 21 and so-called “red flag” laws to remove guns from potentially dangerous people, a new NPR/Ipsos survey finds. That mirrors the support among the rest of the public.
So why is it that ideas with broad-based support have such trouble becoming federal law?
This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.
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