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House to move toward vote on assault weapons ban

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The bill would ban the sale, import, manufacture or transfer of certain semi-automatic weapons. The House Judiciary Committee hasn't voted on an assault weapon ban in nearly three decades. The bill does not call for the removal or confiscation of any covered weapon that any American currently owns.
5 months ago·Washington, United States

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U.S. House panel to take up assault weapons ban bill next week

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will take up proposed legislation that would ban certain assault weapons, the panel said on Friday, citing a string of recent mass shootings across the United States that have killed 42 people. The committee will meet on Wednesday to mark up the bill, which "would ban the sale, import, manufacture or transfer of certain semi-automatic

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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House panel to take up assault-weapons ban legislation

House Judiciary lawmakers plan to consider legislation next week banning certain semi-automatic firearms, even though Democrats acknowledge it has no chance of becoming law.

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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House to move toward vote on assault weapons ban

House Democrats will soon vote to move an assault weapons ban to the floor, marking the first time in decades that Congress has put lawmakers on record barring the popular firearms. The announcement came Friday morning from Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, who said the panel will stage its markup…

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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US House committee to consider assault weapons ban

A committee of the US House of Representatives is set to vote next week for the first time in nearly 20 years on a bill that would ban assault weapons."Our country has witnessed senseless killing after senseless killing and each time one fact has remained remarkably consistent -- the weapon of choice for mass slaughter is a high-powered assault weapon," Jerold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said in a statement.The Democra…

5 months ago·United States
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House Democrats Targeting at Least 40 Specific AR-15 Rifles in New 'Assault Weapons' Ban

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will take up proposed legislation next week that would ban certain “assault weapons,” the panel said on Friday. The committee will meet next Wednesday, July 20, to mark up the bill, which “would ban the sale, import, manufacture or transfer of certain semi-automatic weapons,” the panel said in a statement. If the measure passes the committee, House Democratic leaders, who control the chamber, could bring it to …

5 months ago·New York, United States
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House to take up assault weapons ban next week

The bill has 211 Democratic co-sponsors. No Republicans have signaled their support.

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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