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Joe Biden says he would institute a national buyback program and reinstate the assault weapons ban to ‘get them off the street’

Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to reinstate the assault weapons ban and get them "off the streets" with a national buyback program.
People look at firearms and accessories on display at Gun City gunshop in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019.

A New Zealand gun owner who went viral for turning in his semiautomatic rifle before the new ban was even announced explains why he did it

Authorities said just 37 firearms were handed over in the days after the massacre — but there are an estimated 1.2 million guns across the country.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during a press conference with Police Minister Stuart Nash at the Parliament House in Wellington on March 21, 2019.

What’s really keeping the US from adopting new gun laws like New Zealand’s

Shortly after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban, gun-control advocates bemoaned America's lack of action in comparison to New Zealand.
David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and survivor of the February 14 shooting that took place at that school.

Here are the laws that student gun-control activists from Parkland actually want to pass

As the debate over guns in America rages on, we outline exactly what gun-control activists want to achieve.
President Donald Trump speaks as Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) listen during a meeting on gun control with bipartisan members of the Congress at the White House on February 28, 2018.

A ban on assault weapons is a lot more complicated than it seems

Gun control advocates are calling for an assault weapons ban in the wake of a mass shooting that left 17 people dead. But it remains very controversial.