FROM Dan Freedman
Dems Unveil Assault Weapons Ban Pleading for Grass-root Support California's Senator Dianne Feinstein today announced a new bill to ban assault weapons , replacing a ban that expired in 2004. She called on the public to overcome opposition from both Republicans and fellow Democrats. Dan Freedman is national editor at Hearst Newspapers ' Washington Bureau.
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