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#Assault weapons

# assault-weapons - Friday 5 February, 2016

One dead and two injured as men in disguise attack Dublin hotel

The shooting took place at a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel.

# assault-weapons - Thursday 11 April, 2013

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns

The US first lady highlighted the case of a 15-year-old girl who was shot dead in January, one week after she sang at Barack Obama’s inauguration.

# assault-weapons - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid admitted that the proposed ban on assault rifles and large capacity magazines did not have the votes to pass.

# assault-weapons - Friday 21 December, 2012

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun' Gun Violence This post contains videos

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

# assault-weapons - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.

# assault-weapons - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.