On March For Our Lives anniversary, advocates, lawmakers call for Senate changes

WASHINGTON — On the third anniversary of the 2018 March For Our Lives demonstrations around the country, Parkland parents, former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and members of Congress want the U.S. Senate to change its rules to allow gun control legislation to become law with a simple majority. On Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch, who represents Parkland, said he supports a return to a “talking filibuster,” forcing senators to show up in person on the Senate floor to oppose bills that do not have the support of at least 60 senators. Recently passed House bills that would exp…

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