Beck’s Progressive Benchmarks #26 Banning all automatic and semi-automatic weapons, registering and licensing guns, and limiting ammunition.

Prudent gun-control laws in Australia, Japan, and many other nations have shown that atrocious crimes using especially lethal guns can be greatly reduced and nearly eliminated without banning all guns.

In the United States common-sense gun reforms have been blocked in the US Congress because legislators have been corrupted by contributions and threats from the National Rifle Association (NRA), and this has allowed frequent gun massacres to continue in the US.

All military-style assault weapons including automatic and semi-automatic weapons as well as large clips of ammunition and excessive supplies of bullets can be banned from private ownership without affecting self-defense at home or reasonable hunting. People need to register cars and obtain driver licenses, why not have similar laws for guns which cause many more unnecessary deaths?

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