FEDERAL DAILY ACTION: Monday, March 5, 2018
DEMAND A FEDERAL BAN ON ASSAULT WEAPONS
In 2004, the NRA successfully pressured the Republican-controlled government into not renewing the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban. The ban had worked to protect lives: after it expired the number of gun massacre deaths (which had decreased over 40% during the ban) jumped nearly 2.5 fold.
Gun violence experts are now renewing their calls for a nationwide ban on these types of weapons – and Am…