Former Republican senator explains his vote for the '94 assault weapons ban
The mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas last week is prompting a familiar call for a federal ban on assault weapons. There was such a measure enacted in 1994, though it expired 10 years later.
That ban passed Congress with bipartisan support, including eight Republican votes in the Senate.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with former Colorado Republican Sen. Hank Brown, who voted for the ban.
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