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- U.S. House panel asks gunmakers to testify amid mass shootings, article with galleryUnited States ·
July 7, 2022 · 4:19 PM UTC
The U.S. House Oversight Committee has asked the chief executives of three gunmakers to testify on July 20 as part of its investigation into the firearms industry following a wave of high-profile mass shootings, the panel said on Thursday.