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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