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Sen. Feinstein pledges revival of assault weapon ban

From our friends at PBS NewsHour:

Watch Dianne Feinstein to Reintroduce Expired Assault Weapons Ban on PBS.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif, has pledged to revive a law banning assault weapons at the opening of the next session of Congress.

Gwen Ifill talks to Feinstein about the chances a new ban will pass after its 2004 expiration, and how it might eventually make weapons like those used in the Sandy Hook shooting less available.

 
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