Assault Weapon Ban Not Dead Yet

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A61448-2003May15.html Don't count the federal ban on certain assault-style weapons out yet. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) announced earlier this week that because of strong opposition in the House to extending the ban beyond its expiration next year, the issue wouldn't even come up for a vote. But Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) said yesterday that House Republican leaders have not made a final decision. The Washington Post reports that Hastert said . . .

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