The truth about assault weapons bans and background checksSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 15:03
The truth about assault weapons bans and background checks
By John Lott
Published February 28, 2013
With Senate Judiciary Committee meeting this week, it's likely that new gun control bills will be drafted very quickly. There are in essence two parts to the bills: the part that deals with the “assault weapon ban” and the part that deals with “universal background checks.” The first one faces long odds of passage, but the second might well pass.