Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California introduced legislation Thursday that would prohibit the sale or transfer of more than 150 of the most commonly owned militarystyle assault weapons and ammunition magazines that have more than 10 rounds. -
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A proposed ban on sales of assault weapons would likely be an “uphill fight” and it’s possible such a ban will not be part of gun legislation that reaches the floor of the Senate, a leading advocate of the ban said Sunday.
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Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee and the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, said Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press program that Congress should focus on the causes of violence and not the weapons alone.
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Print Headline: Assault-weapons ban hard to pass, Sen. Feinstein says