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Gun Control — Should Assault Weapons Be Banned?

Gun Control — Should Assault Weapons Be Banned?

Background The US had a ban on assault weapons.  What did it expire? (2019) Yes. Twenty five years ago, when Biden was chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Congress passed the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act — commonly called the assault weapons ban. It prohibited the manufacture or sale for civilian use of certain semi-automatic weapons that could be converted to fire automatically. The act also banned