In a renewed onslaught only one day after they called for more gun control in the wake of the Colorado shooting, Democrats in Washington today doubled down on their demands that average American citizens relinquish some or all of their firearms rights in order to prevent criminals from getting guns.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y., and U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., claimed Saturday that lax gun laws led to the mass shooting that killed 12 movie goers in Aurora, Colorado early Friday morning just after midnight.
Today the two Democrats were joined by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., who stated that "weapons of war don't belong on the streets." Feinstein renewed her call to reinstate the so-called "assault weapons ban" that would prohibit citizens from purchasing semi-automatic weapons with high capacity magazines.
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