What would the Assault Weapons Ban actually ban? (Video)

The Senate Judiciary Committee is meeting Thursday to begin considering proposals to limit gun violence.

The most controversial proposal on the docket is a proposed ban on military-style assault weapons, which Senate Republicans and several moderate Senate Democrats have said they cannot support.

Why not? And which weapons would be prohibited under the new ban? Watch our latest "Edsplainer" to learn more:

 

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