The History and Use of Assault Weapons
Semiautomatic assault-style rifles have been used in several mass shootings, including the recent mass shooting that took place in Orlando and killed 49 people. They also remain a popular firearm for many gun enthusiasts. This hour we'll discuss the history of these weapons and their regulations.
- Matt Valentine, Freelance Writer on Gun Policy, Politico
- Clint Lake, Certified NRA Instructor and Training Coordinator, Buckeye Firearms Association
- Adam Winkler, Professor, U.C.L.A. School of Law and Author, Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America.
This show originally aired on June 15, 2016 at 10 a.m.