House to consider bill banning military-style assault weapons

CNN– House lawmakers are expected to take up legislation to ban military-style assault weapons. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will put forward the bill as soon as next week.

Lawmakers are putting together several pieces of legislation aimed at firearms, including the “Protecting our Kids Act” package in the House Judiciary Committee. Discussions in the Senate have centered on less restrictive gun measures, including strengthening background checks and mental health initiatives.

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