Republicans eye compromise on guns – but most resist assault weapons ban
As Florida representative calls for banning AR-15 rifles, others in his party look toward more moderate concessions
In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, as American high school students stage walkouts to protest lawmakers’ lack of action on gun control, some Republicans are beginning to offer concessions. But most are still resisting the major demand from young advocates: a renewed ban on assault weapons. On Friday, Donald Trump repeated his preferred responses to Parkland: new emphasis on background c...
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