Assault weapons ban falls to gun culture, NRA

  • by: Los Angeles Times Editorial
  • Updated: March 21, 2013 - 6:57 PM

The 58 percent of Americans who favor a ban on assault weapons got a sad lesson in Washington politics this week when a major bill to end their sale, and to eliminate the high-capacity magazines that allow mass killers to do their awful work without pausing to reload, was effectively squelched.

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