A House of Representatives panel on July 20 advanced a bill that would ban the sale of a number of semi-automatic rifles, referred to by Democrats as “assault weapons.”
H.R. 1808, or the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021, was advanced in a 25–18 vote by the House Judiciary Committee.
“As we have painfully learned in recent years, assault weapons—especially when combined with high-capacity magazines—are the weapon of choice for mass shootings because they’re designed to kill with ruthless efficiency,” Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the panel, said in a statement. “This legislation will remove these dangerous weapons of war from our communities and is another step towards keeping our children and families safe from gun violence.”…https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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