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Dianne Feinstein: “We can’t have a totally armed society”

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein was more than cordial to National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre at Wednesday’s big gun hearing, noting they had done battle 18 years ago when the California Democrat passed her 1995 assault weapons ban, expired since 2004. “You look pretty good, actually,” the California Democrat told LaPierre. No fireworks there.Her new assault [...] [Read More]

Senate Judiciary chair rejects Dianne Feinstein’s assault weapons ban

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The Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee did not endorse colleague Dianne Feinstein’s assault weapons ban at a packed Capitol Hill hearing on guns Wednesday in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shooting. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., called for “common sense reform,” that closes loopholes in current gun laws and enforces background checks. Buthe [...] [Read More]