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Beto O’Rourke wants to ban and confiscate ‘assault weapons’ and create a national gun registry

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Looks like he's definitely NOT going to try another Senate run later ...

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Not to be outdone on gun control in the 2020 Democratic primary field, Robert "Beto" O'Rourke put out a long list of policy proposals on Friday morning that includes a reinstatement of the 1994 ban on "assault weapons," a mandatory gun buyback program, and a national gun registry.

"Since the assault weapons ban expired in 2004, mass shootings have skyrocketed and become deadlier," a campaign statement said. "Beto will work with Congress to ban the manufacturing, sale, and possession of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines."

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