Ban Assault Weapons

A new bill has been introduced in the House called the Assault Weapons Ban of 2018, H.R. 5087. It would prohibit the sale, transfer, production, and importation of:

• Semi-automatic rifles and handguns with a military-style feature that can accept a detachable magazine;
• Semi-automatic rifles and handguns with a fixed magazine that can hold more than 10 rounds;
• Semi-automatic shotguns with a military-style feature;
• Any ammunition feeding device that can hold more than 10 rounds;
• And 205 specifically-named and listed firearms.

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> Text of the bill
> Washington Post: The real reason Congress banned assault weapons in 1994 — and why it worked