Federal Assault Weapons Ban
A bill prohibiting sale or possession of the firearms was introduced months ago. It's co-sponsored by 200 Democrats.
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.
Clinton's opinion piece on his 1994 ban comes on the heels of three mass shootings across the U.S.
Jewish students and leaders are urging Congress to ban the sale and purchase of weapons like the AR-15 assault rifle after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
The Vermont senator reiterates his call for an assault weapons ban while defending his record on other gun control issues.
It's worth asking whether the assault weapons ban, which was in effect during the Columbine High School massacre, actually worked. Analysis of 108 shootings showed that the ban was successful, and such mass shootings have dramatically increased since the ban expired.
Kroeker has been joined by several other GOP legislators in backing the bill, which could pass Wyoming's strongly pro-Second
Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted that Maryland will ban assault weapons during the General Assembly session that began Wednesday
Before critics of the NRA dismiss the idea of armed security personnel in schools, they should be careful not to fall prey to the same reflexive, fanatical thinking of which they accuse staunch opponents.
"Guns aren't the issue. Look at Israel. They've got lots of guns and little gun-related violence." There's only one problem with this argument: It's not true. So the next time someone tells you that, "Israel shows we don't need gun control," here's what to tell them.
The Sandy Hook shootings have struck such a deep chord because all parents can imagine the horror of losing a child. This same anguish is experienced all too often by parents in communities throughout Los Angeles.
This middle-ground position has helped Manchin emerge as a potentially influential go-between for the White House and the
Recent efforts at the state level in Illinois and federal level to ban assault weapons have both failed to gain much traction