Omar Mateen used an AR-15 that he purchased legally when he killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub over the weekend. President Barack Obama and other gun-control advocates have repeatedly called for reinstating a federal ban on semiautomatic assault weapons that expired in 2004, but have been thwarted by Republicans in Congress.
Omar Mateen used an AR-15 that he purchased legally when he killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub over the weekend. President Barack Obama and other gun-control advocates have repeatedly called for reinstating a federal ban on semiautomatic assault weapons that expired in 2004, but have been thwarted by Republicans in Congress. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press
Omar Mateen used an AR-15 that he purchased legally when he killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub over the weekend. President Barack Obama and other gun-control advocates have repeatedly called for reinstating a federal ban on semiautomatic assault weapons that expired in 2004, but have been thwarted by Republicans in Congress. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press

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June 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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