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Gun Control / The Brady Bill / Assault Weapons #158544

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The first anniversary of the passage of the Brady gun control bill featured; details given of the impact of the background check. [November 1993, President CLINTON, Handgun Control, Incorporated, Sarah BRADY - talk about the bill's success.] The views of proponents and opponents of the bill reviewed. [Temple University professor James FYFE, gun store owner Ed MORTIMER - cite limits of the Brady Bill.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: James Walker) The popularity and availability of assault weapons since the Congressional passage of a ban featured; details given of the loopholes in the assault weapons ban. [In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, gun collector Calvin VAUGHN - explains how easy it is to buy guns.] [September 1994, CLINTON - says assault weapons will be banned.] [Gun show runner Bob SMITH, gun dealer Allen LAWRENCE - cite the opposite effect of the ban.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - backs the ban.] The mood in the Republican-controlled House that might lead to a repeal of the assault weapons ban mentioned.

Judd, Jackie;
Simpson, Carole;
Walker, James

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