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Sanders: Mandatory Gun Buyback Is Unconstitutional

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said during a Monday exchange with an undecided Iowa voter that a mandatory gun-buyback program is unconstitutional.

“A mandatory buyback is essentially confiscation, which I think is unconstitutional,” Sanders said. “It means that I’m going to walk into your house and take something whether you like it or not. I don’t think that stands up to constitutional scrutiny.”

Hawley Bill Takes On Cop Suicide Crisis

A new bipartisan bill aims to provide much-needed information to lawmakers about the rising scourge of suicide among America’s police officers.

The Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act is in large part the brainchild of Sen. Josh Hawley (R., Mo.), who told the Washington Free Beacon in an interview that lawmakers radically underestimate how suicide is affecting the law-enforcement community.

Dem Sen: All Dems Want Universal Coverage, But at ‘Different Speeds and on Different Paths’

This week on the Sunday news shows: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) explains that all Democrats want universal health care, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) says Hunter Biden should not testify in the House impeachment inquiry, and Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) expresses fear for the whistleblower’s life.

Dem Sen: All Dems Want Universal Coverage, But at ‘Different Speeds and on Different Paths’