Here are the 10 House Republicans who voted to raise the minimum age to buy semi-automatic weapons from 18 to 21

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).Alex Wong/Getty Images

  • The House passed legislation that would raise the age limit from 18 to 21 for buying a semi-automatic weapon.

  • The measure was part of the Protecting Our Kids Act package of gun reform policies in the wake of the mass shootings.

  • Here are the 10 Republicans who voted in favor of raising the age limit.

House lawmakers voted to raise the age from 18 to 21 for semi-automatic weapon purchases in response to mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York .

The 228-199 vote went largely along party lines, with two Democrats voting against the bill and 10 Republicans siding with the Democrats’ proposed bill.

The rising age was part of a package of gun safety bills known as the Protecting Our Kids Act, introduced by Rep. Jerry Nadler, which was split into certain gun policies guns, including banning the sale of ammunition magazines with a capacity of more than 15 rounds, to pressure GOP congressmen resistant to tougher gun laws.

The various sections were voted on individually, and 10 GOP members voted to retain Title I. Overall, five GOP members voted in favor of the entire package.

A recent ABC News/Ipsos poll found that 70% of Americans would rather enact gun control laws than protect gun ownership.

Although the legislation is not expected to survive the Senate, which is focused on policies related to school safety, improving mental health programs and improving background checks, the House bill serves to show voters where lawmakers stand on the issue before November. midterm as the government tries to deal with rising gun violence in the United States.

Here are the 10 Republicans who voted to support Title I of the Protecting Our Children Act to raise the age limit for buying semi-automatic weapons:

Representative Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania

Rep.  Representative Brian Fitzpatrick

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., speaks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 15, 2021.Al Drago/Pool via AP

Representative Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio

Representative Anthony Gonzalez

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Representative Chris Jacobs of New York

Chris Jacobs

Representative Chris Jacobs of New York.Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

Representative John Katko of New York

John Katko

Representative John Katko of New York.AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool

Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois

Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois during a hearing on Capitol Hill on March 10, 2021.

Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois during a hearing on Capitol Hill on March 10, 2021.Ting Shen-Pool/Getty Images

Rep. Nicole Malliotakis from New York

Rep.  Nicole Malliotakis

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Rep. Maria Salazar from Florida

Republican Representative Maria Elvira Salazar of Florida during a press conference outside the Capitol on March 17, 2021.

Republican Representative Maria Elvira Salazar of Florida during a press conference outside the Capitol on March 17, 2021.Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images

Representative Chris Smith of New Jersey

U.S. Representative Chris Smith, RN.J.

U.S. Representative Chris Smith, RN.J., attends the Monmouth GOP Super Saturday campaign, June 2, 2018, at Colts Neck. Smith is seeking re-election in New Jersey’s 4th District.Julio Cortez, File/AP

Representative Michael Turner of Ohio

Representative Michael Turner, R-Ohio

Rep. Michael Turner, R-Ohio, speaks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 15, 2021.Al Drago/Pool via AP

Representative Fred Upton of Michigan

Representative Fred Upton

Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., speaks during the Problem Solvers Caucus press conference on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

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