What’s The Case For (And Against) Banning The AR-15?

The popular semi-automatic rifle routinely comes under fire after mass shootings, but how do opponents justify a ban?

By Florian MartinJanuary 28, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Texas has had its share of mass shootings, most recently last year at Santa Fe High School, and the year before at a church in Sutherland Springs, where 26 people died.

After every shooting, debates about how to avoid them are renewed. And a central part of those debates are calls for stricter gun laws and often for a ban of one particular type of gun that’s been used in some of the deadliest shootings: the AR-15 style rifle.

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