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File photo of semi-automatic assault weapons. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill To Ban Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons Fizzles In RI General Assembly

After the deadly school massacre in Newtown, Conn., top Rhode Island leaders gathered to recommend ways to crack down on gun violence. Topping the list were proposals to ban semi-automatic assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

07/09/2013

File photo of a semiautomatic assault weapon. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

R.I. Gun Control Bills In Limbo At End Of Session

The outlook for a ban on semiautomatic assault weapons prompted by the Newtown, Conn., school shooting appears to be dimming in Rhode Island as lawmakers enter the final weeks of their annual session.

05/27/2013

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