NPCA Backs Call For Ban On Assault Weapons

January 2013
National Parks Traveler;1/28/2013, p1
The article offers information on the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) of the U.S. that call for a ban on assault weapons sales against its proposal to allow national park visitors to arm themselves with firearms. It informs that Tom Kiernan, president of NPCA called for U.S. Senator, Dianne Feinstein's legislation to ban the sale, transfer, importation, and manufacturing of a wide range of assault weapons for making national parks safer for visitors and wildlife. It informs that Kiernan in a statement said that the signed legislation law would not only ban 150 specifically-named assault weapons but also ban an additional group of weapons that accept detachable ammunition magazines and have one or more military characteristics.


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