Vermont Assault Weapon Ban

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7:15 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Vermont Senator Withdraws Bill to Ban Assault Weapons

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The majority leader of the Vermont state Senate says he's withdrawing a bill that would have reinstated in Vermont a now-expired federal assault weapons ban.

Democratic Senator Philip Baruth, of Chittenden County, says there's not enough support among his colleagues and there's mounting opposition from outside the Statehouse.

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