PressTV-Trump backpedals on age limits for buying guns

US President Donald Trump says he will wait for the courts to rule before acting on raising the minimum age for some gun purchases, dropping his previous proposal regarding this issue.  

“On 18 to 21 Age Limits, watching court cases and rulings before acting. States are making this decision. Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly),” Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday.

Trump, however, said he believed armed teachers would deter school shootings and better protect students when they happen.

“Very strong improvement and strengthening of background checks will be fully backed by White House. Legislation moving forward. Bump Stocks will soon be out. Highly trained expert teachers will be allowed to conceal carry, subject to State Law. Armed guards OK, deterrent!…….” Trump tweeted on Monday.

Trump proposed last month to arm teachers to deter school shootings, a controversial idea that has…

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