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Political Science’s Matthew Lacombe discusses President Joe Biden’s executive gun control order

Biden strengthens background checks on guns
Voice of AmericaMatthew Lacombe, the Alexander P. Lamis Associate Professor in American Politics in the Department of Political Science, discussed President Joe Biden’s executive order directing federal agencies to step up enforcement of a bipartisan gun control law he signed nine months ago that expands background checks for gun buyers. “There was a belief that gun control would be a losing issue for Democrats, something that would be more likely to lose them votes rather than gain them votes,” he said.