Who are the 7 House members who broke with their party in voting on assault weapons ban?

Posted on AllSides July 31st, 2022
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WASHINGTON –  The House on Friday passed a bill that would ban assault weapons following a summer of deadly mass shootings that reignited calls for increased gun control.

Though the measure passed mostly along party lines, two Republicans and five Democrats broke with their parties on the vote, according to the official tally. 

Assault weapons have been used in numerous mass shootings, including killings this year in Uvalde and Buffalo; Parkland, Florida in 2018; Las Vegas in 2017; and Newton Conn. in 2012. 

There is no vote yet scheduled in the Senate on the assault...

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