semi-automatic firearms

U.S. House passes ban on assault weapons after spate of gun violence

BY: - August 2, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed a ban on semi-automatic firearms — the weapons used in multiple mass shootings during the last three months — on a near party-line vote. With the 217-213 vote, the bill, H.R. 1808, will head to the evenly divided Senate, but it’s unlikely to advance there, as the ban […]