assault weapons

COMMENTARY

Did the assault weapons ban of 1994 bring down mass shootings? Here’s what the data tells us

BY: - June 15, 2022

A spate of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. has sparked calls for Congress to look at imposing a ban on so-called assault weapons – covering the types of guns used in both the recent Buffalo grocery attack and that on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Such a prohibition has been in place before. […]