168 GOP Reps Vote Against Active Shooter Alert System

Bloomberg News reports:

The US House passed bipartisan legislation on Wednesday night that would help state and local governments set up a warning system for active shooter situations, and enhance law enforcement’s communication with the public in such emergencies.

It would be similar in operation to the Amber Alert system that’s deployed whenever a child is abducted.

The legislation, approved by a vote of 260-169, was originally introduced in February, gained new urgency following the deadly mass shootings in Buffalo, New York; Uvalde, Texas; and Highland Park, Illinois.

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