Omnibus Crime Bill Debate

Republican Senators blocked a broad anti-crime bill sponsored by Democratic Senators. The bill was passed by the House of… read more

Republican Senators blocked a broad anti-crime bill sponsored by Democratic Senators. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives in November of 1991. The bill included language that would have required a five-day waiting period for the purchase of handguns, provisions for capital punishment, and provisions to overturn recent Supreme Court decisions that restrict the ability of death-row inmates to appeal their sentences. close

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Omnibus Crime Bill Debate

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Program ID:
32906-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 3, 1992

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  • Oct 03, 1992 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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