Kinzinger Now “Open” To Ban On Assault Weapons

The Hill reports:

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said on Sunday that he is “open to” an assault weapons ban after a gunman killed 21 people in Uvalde, Texas with an AR-15-style rifle. “I have opposed a ban fairly recently, I think I’m open to a ban now,” Kinzinger told co-anchor Dana Bash on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

“It’s going to depend on what it looks like, because there’s a lot of nuances on what constitutes certain things. But I’m getting to the point where I have to wonder.” But Kinzinger also proposed potentially continuing to allow assault weapon purchases while requiring extra training or licenses.

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