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Attorney General Sessions Announces New Actions To Improve School Safety And Better Enforce Existing Gun Laws:Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced several steps in support of President Trump’s plan to prevent violence in schools.  Through these efforts, the Department of Justice is taking immediate action to protect our schools, better enforce our gun laws, support law enforcement, strengthen the firearms background check system, and improve federal law enforcement’s response to tips.  In making the announcement, Attorney General Sessions said:”No child should have to fear going to school or walking the streets of their neighborhood.  Today, I am directing the Department of Justice to take a number of new steps that will help make schools and the American people safer from the threat of gun violence.”“We are increasing the number of school resource officers, improving background checks and more aggressively prosecuting those who illegally attempt to purchase a firearm, and reviewing and enhancing the way our law enforcement agencies respond to tips from the public.  Under my tenure as Attorney General, we have already increased federal gun prosecutions to a 10-year high—and we are just getting started.  With these new measures in place, we are better positioned to disarm criminals and protect the law-abiding people of this country.”

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Attorney General Sessions Announces New Actions To Improve School Safety And Better Enforce Existing Gun Laws:Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced several steps in support of President Trump’s plan to prevent violence in schools.  Through these efforts, the Department of Justice is taking immediate action to protect our schools, better enforce our gun laws, support law enforcement, strengthen the firearms background check system, and improve federal law enforcement’s response to tips.  In making the announcement, Attorney General Sessions said:”No child should have to fear going to school or walking the streets of their neighborhood.  Today, I am directing the Department of Justice to take a number of new steps that will help make schools and the American people safer from the threat of gun violence.”“We are increasing the number of school resource officers, improving background checks and more aggressively prosecuting those who illegally attempt to purchase a firearm, and reviewing and enhancing the way our law enforcement agencies respond to tips from the public.  Under my tenure as Attorney General, we have already increased federal gun prosecutions to a 10-year high—and we are just getting started.  With these new measures in place, we are better positioned to disarm criminals and protect the law-abiding people of this country.”