Gun safety groups call for federal background check legislation

As the U.S. grapples with a growing number of mass shootings nationwide, several gun safety activist groups are fighting to stop the upward trend. “Everytown for Gun Safety,'' is a bipartisan coalition calling on the Senate to push for stricter background check legislation. Shannon Watts, the founder of “Moms Demand Action,” joins CBSN to discuss the coalition's 10-day road trip across the country to Washington, D.C. and its efforts to push for federal background checks. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel:​
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