March 24, 2021

WGBH: In Wake Of Dual Shootings, Warren Calls For Immediate Vote On Assault Weapons Ban

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., told Boston Public Radio on Wednesday that Senate leaders should bring an assault weapons ban to the Senate floor.

“Let’s just put an assault weapons ban on the floor now and vote,” she said. “You want to vote yes? You have a chance to do that. You want to vote no? You have a chance to do that and go home and tell the people that you represent why it’s OK with you that people can carry assault weapons all across this nation."

Assault weapons were banned under federal law from 1994 to 2004, when the law expired under a sunset provision. Now Washington, D.C., is debating a new ban in the wake of two mass shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, and Boulder, Colorado, over the past week.


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By:  Aidan Connelly
Source: WGBH