Booker is part of bipartisan Senate effort on gun reform in response to mass killings

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Cory Booker, whoonce joined a filibuster on the Senate floor to demand action on gun legislation, was one of 20 U.S. senators Sunday who reached a deal on the framework for bipartisan legislation in response to the recent mass killings in New York and Texas. “Families are scared, and it is our duty to come together and get something done that will help restore their sense of safety and security in their communities,” the senators said in a joint statement. “Our plan increases needed mental health resources, improves school safety and support for students, and helps ensure dangerous criminals a…

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