Ban on some semi-automatic weapons passes House The high-powered firearms are now widely blamed as the weapon of choice among young men responsible for many of the most devastating mass shootings. Restrictions on the manufacture and sale of the weapons had passed in 1994, but were allowed to expire a d
US House votes to ban assault weapons as Republicans criticize ‘gun grab’
Restrictions that expired 10 years after 1994 vote revived as bill passes 217-213 but effort likely to fail in US Senate
House Passes Assault Weapons Ban That Is Doomed in Senate
Coming on the heels of a spate of mass shootings, the vote gave Democrats another opportunity to draw a sharp distinction with Republicans ahead of the midterm elections.
House passes assault weapons ban amid Democratic infighting about policing
Moderate Democrats hoped to have a vote after they return from recess
US House passes assault rifle ban, likely doomed in Senate
Bill spurred by series of horrific mass shootings, including Uvalde in Texas
“How Many More Mass Shootings Must We Endure?”: Assault Weapon Ban Passed by House, Likely to Be Shot Down by Senate
High-powered firearms are now widely blamed for recent mass shootings.
House-passed assault weapons ban appears to be doomed in the Senate
Bill would require support from at least 10 Senate Republicans, and it isn’t certain that all 50 Democratic senators are onboard
Pelosi tees up vote on assault weapons ban. It’s unlikely to pass the Senate
The legislation is unlikely to pass in the Senate