Rep. DeLauro: We Need to Vote on Banning Assault Weapons, High Cap Mags
DeLAURO: "I can recall Sandy Hook, my heart breaks every day for Sandy Hook, 20 babies, it was a slaughter of the innocents. Five adults. What we need to do now is bring to the floor of the House of Representatives votes on banning assault weapons, banning high capacity magazines, having background checks, allowing us to do research on gun violence and what we ought to do and what Speaker Ryan ought to do immediately is take off the floor of this House a bill coming up for a vote this week to put silencers on guns so you can get more people killed and won’t know about it until after the fact. We have to act. This is not just one time. We have enough data and evidence to do something, otherwise we’re failing the people of this country whose lives are at stake and we are sitting here doing nothing about it."