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Military Veteran Lawmakers Call for Assault Weapons Ban: 'Stop Easy Access to Weapons of War'

WorldNews Monday, 12 August 2019 ()
Military Veteran Lawmakers Call for Assault Weapons Ban: 'Stop Easy Access to Weapons of War'Two ex-military Democrats with experience handling assault weapons in the line of duty are calling on Congress to once again ban such firearms from being obtained by the general public. Representatives Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey and Jason Crow of Colorado, who both served overseas during their tenure in the armed services before being elected in 2018, want AR-15s and other military-style assault rifles to be banned in an attempt to curb the number of mass shootings in the wake of two shootings that killed at least 31 people. And they're going off their past experiences to make an argument. "While serving in the Army and Navy, we both experienced the rigorous training required of all...
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Democratic presidential contenders are urgin Congress to take action against gun violence. According to Reuters, the U.S. faced two back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio, leaving 31 dead. They are asking for universal background checks, “red flag” laws and a ban on assault weapons. Sen....

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