Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) introduced a bill Thursday that would ban guns designed to escape detection by metal detectors.
S. 1774 would reauthorize the Undetectable Firearms Act, which first passed in 1988.
Schumer tried to get unanimous consent to pass the bill Thursday evening, but Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) objected, saying it wasn’t a day to be passing any legislation. Earlier on Thursday, Democrats voted to limit the minority party’s rights to filibuster presidential nominees.