DOJ Study: Assault Weapon Ban Didn't Reduce Gun Violence
Heard Biden lie. Falsely claiming that the ban on semi-automatic sporting rifles from 1994 to 2004 somehow cut down on violence and shootings as Katie pavlich points out at town hall, according to data provided by the Department of Justice, the ban can not be credited with reducing violence or mass shootings in any way, shape, or form, there was a DoJ study. Concluded that the ban can not be credited. The report was called an updated assessment of the federal assault weapons ban impacts on gun markets and gun violence. 1994 to 2003, which is what Biden was referring to. The studies said, quote, we can not clearly credit the ban with any of the nation's recent drop in gun violence. Indeed, there has been no discernible reduction in the lethality and injurious of gun violence based on indicators like the percentage of gun crimes resulting in death or the share of gunfire incidents resulting in injury. The band's impact on gun violence was likely to be small at best and perhaps too small for reliable measurement.