Detroit Evening Report, June 13, 2022: Bipartisan group of senators reach agreement on gun laws

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A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has agreed on a package of gun laws. Of the 20 senators signed onto the legislation, 10 are Republicans. The bill would create a national red flag law aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of people who pose a threat to themselves or others. It would also invest in mental health programs and school safety resources. It would change the review process for gun buyers under 21 and strengthen federal licensing requirements for gun sellers.

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  • Detroit well represented at the Tony Awards this weekend
  • Leader of Ford’s philanthropic work is leaving for a new job in New York City

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  • Sascha Raiyn
    Sascha Raiyn is Education Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on Detroit Public Radio.