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Dianne feinstein assault weapons

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced legislation last Thursday to ban military-style assault weapons similar to those used in the Newtown school shootings.
Mandatory background checks on all gun sales, further support for school safety head to Senate.
Proposed ban approved after heated exchange between senators.
Senate Democrats are dropping their assault weapons ban from the gun bill, making approval of the gun reforms unlikely.
Dianne feinstein assault weapons

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill on January 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. House and Senate Democrats where joined by law enforcement officials to introduce the "Assault Weapons Ban of 2013" legislation to ban assault style weapons and high capacity magazines.

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI