Mar 2, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez critiques ICE amendment in bipartisan gun law

In this image, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sits and listens to Cohen's testimony while holding papers.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) further critiqued the ICE amendment to the Bipartisan Background Checks Act on Saturday morning, referring to a CNN report about detained children being held down for forcible injections.

Details: The amendment proposed by House Republicans forces the NICS background check database to notify ICE if an undocumented immigrant attempts to buy a firearm.

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