U.S. House passes ban on assault weapons after spate of gun violence

Bill will head to the U.S. Senate, where it likely will not pass, as the ban would need all Democrats on board plus 10 Republicans to get past a filibuster

By: - July 29, 2022 5:21 pm
Memorial outside of Buffalo's Tops market

In this file photo, people visit a makeshift memorial outside of Tops market on May 15, 2022, in Buffalo, New York. A gunman opened fire at the store killing 10 people and wounding another three. The attack was believed to be motivated by racism. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.