Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canadians are no longer "permitted to buy, sell, transport, import or use military-grade, assault weapons."
The Canadian prime minister said Monday that his government would soon move forward with legislation to ban assault-style weapons.
Four moderate Democrats joined Republicans in rejecting a proposal pushed by Gov. Ralph Northam to ban certain semiautomatic firearms.
The former vice president’s gun control plan would require owners of assault-style weapons to either sell their guns or register them with the ATF.
A search of Rodolfo Montoya's home turned up assault-style rifles, high-capacity magazines and hundreds of bullets, officials said.
Joseph Rubino's house contained clothing with white supremacist symbols and a purported "instruction manual for owning a slave," federal authorities said.
The presidential hopeful talked to Republican gun owners and Trump supporters on Saturday after proposing an assault weapon ban earlier this week.
“If at this moment we do not wake up to this threat, then we as a country will die in our sleep,” he said.
The former vice president helped get assault weapons banned in 1994. He'll do it again if elected president, he wrote in The New York Times.
Democrats are overwhelmingly in favor and even Republicans are close to evenly split in a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.