Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) is citing “domestic terrorism” as a reason to ban assault weapons in legislation recently passed by the Democrat-controlled House.
“We’re now seeing a rise in domestic terrorism, and military-style assault weapons are increasingly becoming the guns of choice for these dangerous groups,” Feinstein said.
The legislation would ban 205 different weapons that Feinstein and Democrats consider to be assault weapons.
Nearly 20 million sport rifles are also considered assault weapons and future sales would be banned.
Feinstein said that the weapons banned by the bill are “weapons designed for war [that] have no place on the streets of a civilized society.”
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