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8:30 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Republicans Push Back on Gun Control Proposal

Critics wonder whether RI's proposed gun control legislation is constitutional.
Credit Flo Jonic/RIPR

Republican lawmakers are taking aim at a package of gun control bills proposed Tuesday by Governor Lincoln Chafee and legislative leaders.

Among other things, the new laws would ban the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons and high capacity magazines.  State Representative Doreen Costa of North Kingstown questions the constitutionality of the bills.

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