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Assault Weapons Ban Debate

Updated: Tuesday, January 8 2013, 01:55 PM EST

A group in the mountains calls for one county to ban assault weapons sales.


The Department of Peace and Nonviolence Advocates went before Henderson County Commissioners Monday night.  Members asked for a ban on all assault weapons and ammunition clips, equipped to hold more than ten rounds.  There was also a staunch pro-gun crowd speaking out against the proposal.


After taking comment, the commission chairman said federal gun laws apply locally and that no action will be taken.


By Frank Kracher
Follow Frank on Twitter @FrankKracher

Assault Weapons Ban Debate


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