He backed off his openness toward an assault weapons
ban, support for expanded background checks, barring those who exhibit red flags from buying guns and raising the age to buy assault weapons
Do you think they should be able -- teachers should be able to carry assault weapons
since presumably they may face assault weapons
THE Florida Senate rejected a proposal to ban assault weapons
and voted for a measure to arm some teachers, weeks after 17 people were killed in the deadliest high school shooting in United States history.
Bank of America added itself to the growing list of companies seeking to curtail assault weapons
after a teenaged shooter on Feb.
A question right out of the gate asked whether the candidates support a ban on assault weapons
like the AR-15 used by the Parkland school shooter.
Ordinary people should not be allowed to purchase assault weapons
or anything else that can promote killing innocent victims.
The president rightly called for renewing the ban on military-style assault weapons
-- like the one used by the Orlando gunman and so many other killers in mass shootings -- that expired in 2004.
Trump has abandoned his previous calls for an assault weapons
The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by gun rights activists to a Chicago suburb's ordinance banning assault weapons
and large-capacity magazines, handing a victory to gun control advocates amid a fierce debate over the nation's firearms laws.
But in the 10 years since the previous ban lapsed, even gun control advocates acknowledge a larger truth: The law that barred the sale of assault weapons
from 1994 to 2004 made little difference.
In a November 2013 study published in Applied Economics Letters, the Quinnipiac University economist Mark Gius sought to determine the effects of state-level assault weapons
bans and concealed carry laws on gun-related murder rates between 1980 and 2009.
The lines began forming last month in localities throughout Connecticut, where in April the Legislature passed and the governor signed a law expanding the state's ban on assault weapons
, banning the sale of magazines holding more than 10 rounds and requiring background checks for private gun purchases, including those at gun shows.