Sen. Brown: Weapons Bans Should Be Up To States

July 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Sen. Brown: Weapons Bans Should Be Up To States
" BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Scott Brown says states should decide whether to ban assault weapons following a shooting rampage in Colorado that left 12 people dead and 58 others injured at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.”

A Brown campaign spokeswoman said Monday that the Republican supports Massachusetts’s assault weapons ban and believes states are the “appropriate venue” for such decisions.

A spokeswoman for Brown’s Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, says she supports reinstating a federal assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 "

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