Republican Congressman Says He Would Vote for an Assault Weapons Ban
A Republican U.S. congressman on May 27 said he would vote for a ban of so-called assault weapons.
“I want to be completely transparent of where I am in Congress,” said Rep. Chris Jacobs (R-N.Y.). “If an assault weapons ban bill came to the floor that would ban something like an AR-15, I would vote for it.”
Democrats for years have tried getting such a ban reimposed.
The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act included a ban on some semi-automatic guns, which it defined as assault weapons. But the ban...