Trump administration will delay rules that could limit guns
On Friday, the Trump administration announced that it would delay a rule requiring background checks for firearm purchases.
The move came after the White House reviewed a draft of a new rule that would require all firearm purchases to be conducted through a licensed dealer.
The White House said it wanted to make sure that the rule would be fully effective.
The Trump administration also said it was reviewing how to prevent gun violence, including how to make it easier for law enforcement officers to get involved.
The White House also said that it was weighing a rule that requires gun sellers to report all sales to a national database and that it had looked into the effectiveness of some of the proposed background checks.
President Donald Trump listens during a news conference in the Oval Office of the White Trump Tower on Feb. 14, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Trump administration officials said the delay would allow time for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System to be updated to reflect the new rules.
The background check system was set up under former President Barack Obama to prevent criminals from purchasing guns.
In the draft rule, Trump administration officials were looking for ways to allow gun buyers to avoid the background check requirement.
The new rule requires background checks on the purchase of a gun for anyone 21 and older.
The rule also requires a background check for anyone purchasing ammunition for a firearm.
Critics have argued that the delay will allow criminals to obtain guns that could potentially kill people.
Earlier this year, a gunman opened fire at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 20 students and six staff members before taking his own life.
The gunman used a rifle to kill himself after he was shot dead by police.
On Thursday, the House passed a bill that would allow gun owners to sue the Obama administration over the administration’s actions.
“We will take every possible measure to prevent another mass shooting in America,” the bill said.
“This bill will do just that.”