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Biden urges ban on 'assault weapons,' claiming 'it worked' before. No, it didn't.

Posted on AllSides April 29th, 2021
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Gun Control, gun rights, assault weapons, Joe Biden

In his first speech before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, President Joe Biden urged the legislature to reissue a ban on so-called "assault weapons" and "high-capacity" magazines while arguing that it "worked before."

Yet the most widely sourced data shows that it did not, in fact, work before.

Biden declared gun violence "an epidemic in America" before saying, "In the 1990s, we passed universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines that hold 100 rounds that can be fired in seconds."

He argued,...

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