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Assault weapons have become the weapon of choice for many mass shooters in recent years. Supporters of a ban on assault weapons say barring access would make it more difficult for mass shooters. Guns rights activists argue the gun is irrelevanta person will find ways to murder if they really want to. Both sides are split on whether or not an assault weapons ban similar to the one that expired in 2004 would change anything. What do you think? Vote now! 

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There have been at least 84 mass shootings since 1982, and the majority of mass shooters possessed high capacity magazines, assault weapons or both. Of the 143 weapons used by mass shooters, 48 would have been banned by the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 that failed to pass Congress.

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But The Washington Post's Michael Rosenwald reveals an inconvenient truth with pinning most mass shootings on assault rifles:

Lost in the diatribes about banning assault weapons is this inconvenient fact: the vast majority of mass shooters use handguns, not assault rifles, in their attacks. That includes Seung-Hui Cho, who used two handguns, including a Glock 19, in 2007 to kill 32 people at Virginia Tech University, the previous worst mass shooting in American history.
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Banning assault weapons keeps dangerous weapons out of the hands of bad people.

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And as we saw in the attacks on Nice, banning assault weapons won't stop bad people.

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Should assault weapons be banned?
#BanAssaultWeapons
A festive crown for the winner
#KeepAssaultWeapons