Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) believes that if assault weapons are banned, people will start eating dogs.
By a narrow vote of 217-213, the House passed a bill reinstating the assault weapons ban.
Biden declared war on the NRA by calling for an assault weapons ban and other common-sense gun laws.
When 17 people were killed by a teenager with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s day, a renewed national debate on gun control laws erupted. Many gun control advocates began pushing anew for a complete ban on assault-style rifles and also large capacity magazines, since these are the items that have been used in most of the mass murders in the United States in recent years.
In a day littered with bad news when it comes to gun legislation, there is one silver lining: The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear challenges to assault weapons bans enacted in Connecticut and New York.
Hillary Clinton isn't allowing Congressional Republicans and the NRA to hide and dodge responsibility for their part in enabling the Orlando terrorist attack.
During her speech in front of the NRA, Sarah Palin threw a little red meat to the crowd by claiming that President Obama wants to take away guns and ammo, but the truth is that Obama presidency has been extremely pro-Second Amendment. Obama has been so pro-gun that the Brady Campaign gave his administration him an F on their annual report card.
When asked today during his daily briefing if President Obama would reinstate the assault weapons ban, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made it clear that Obama was looking at other strategies, such as hiring more police officers, instead of reinstating the ban on assault weapons.