The U.S. Justice Department drew up recommendations last year to reduce gun violence, but much of the effort was put on hold until after last month’s election, the Washington Post reports, following a similar report in the New York Times. In March 2011, after the shooting of then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Az.), Attorney General Eric Holder asked officials to research gun-control issues and devise recommendations for improvements.
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