California gun law sparks debate in effort to close loophole
- Year: 2012
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The Democratic Party platform calls for the reinstatement of the assaults weapons ban, which expired in 2004, and for strengthening the background check system, noting what it describes as “the terrible consequence of gun violence.”
The Party adopted the text as a recent spate of mass shootings around the country have once again stirred debate about how to halt epidemic levels of gun violence. In California, a state senator recently introduced a bill to close what he called a loophole to get around the state’s assault weapon ban. But as FSRN’s Max Pringle reports, that has sparked strong reactions on all sides.