Cory Booker proposes national licensing program for gun owners

Under Booker’s proposal, which represents the most aggressive set of gun control policies yet unveiled by a 2020 candidate, anyone seeking to buy a gun would have to undergo a gun safety course and sit for an interview in order to obtain a 5-year gun-owners license.

“My plan to address gun violence is simple — we will make it harder for people who should not have a gun to get one,” Booker said in a statement. “I am sick and tired of hearing thoughts and prayers for the communities that have been shattered by gun violence.”