Dianne Feinstein Uses 2007 Handgun Attack to Push More Gun Control

Breitbart | 4/16/2007 | Staff
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) used a tweet Tuesday to suggest the April 16, 2007, handgun-based attack on Virginia Tech is reason for more gun control right now.

Feinstein mentioned that the attack was handgun-based, then called for more gun control without mentioning what type of gun control she wants. Her go-to gun control for decades has been an “assault weapons” ban, and lately she is pushing for a ban similar to that in Australia and New Zealand. But such a ban would not have prevented the Virginia Tech attack, as the attacker used handguns.

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She also pushes universal background checks, but those would not have done any good, as the attacker passed a background check to acquire his firearms.

Feinstein did not mention that the Virginia Tech attack occurred in a gun-free...
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