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Gun Policy News, 13 April 1998

United States

13 April 1998


SACRAMENTO, California — An attempt to strengthen California's nine-year-old ban on military-style assault weapons by changing the law's focus failed by a single vote Monday in the state Assembly. Democratic Assemblyman Don Perata's bill would have replaced the current assault weapons law, which bans certain specific models, with a more sweeping generic description based on a gun's features and firepower. Perata spokesman Jason Kinney said the bill was defeated... (

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