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US Senate blocks Obama gun background checks rule

All India Radio Thursday, 16 February 2017
US Senate blocks Obama gun background checks ruleAn Obama-era regulation that tightened gun checks on mentally-ill buyers has been blocked by the US Senate and could be signed into law by the White House.The law stopped people who receive disability benefits from buying guns, affecting an estimated 75,000 people.
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The Senate passed what's known as a "resolution of disapproval" by a vote of 57-43.

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