Assault Weapons Ban Quotes

Assault Weapons Ban Quotes by Elayne Boosler, Mitt Romney, Ronald Reagan, William J. Clinton, Al Gore, Charles Krauthammer and many others.

President Bush said he didn't want to renew the Assault

President Bush said he didn’t want to renew the Assault Weapons Ban because it might ‘infringe on hunters’ rights’. Who needs an AK-47 machine gun to go hunting? Let me tell you guys something… If it takes you 500 rounds to bring down a deer, I don’t want you going to the bathroom in MY house!
Elayne Boosler
I supported the assault weapon ban.
Mitt Romney
This is a matter of vital importance to the public safety … While we recognize that assault-weapon legislation will not stop all assault-weapon crime, statistics prove that we can dry up the supply of these guns, making them less accessible to criminals.
Ronald Reagan
The fights I fought… cost a lot –the fight for the assault-weapons ban cost 20 members their seats in Congress. The NRA is the reason the Republicans control the House.
William J. Clinton
I think that we should ban so-called junk guns. I think we should ban assault weapons like the weapons used here [in Fort Worth], yes. I think that the kinds of weapons that have no legitimate use for hunting or the kind of weapon that a homeowner would use, I think they should be banned, yes, those kind of weapons.
Al Gore
Passing a law like the assault weapons ban is a symbolic – purely symbolic – move in that direction. Its only real justification is not to reduce crime but to desensitize the public to the regulation of weapons in preparation for their ultimate confiscation.
Charles Krauthammer
Impeach President Reagan retroactively for agreeing with Obama on the assault weapons ban.
John Fugelsang
And it’s time as a country that we have an assault weapon ban.
Rahm Emanuel
Assault weapons ban reintroduced.
Barack Obama
The so-called assault weapons ban is a hoax. It is a political appeal to the ignorant. The guns it supposedly banned have been illegal for 78 years. Did the ban make them ‘more’ illegal? The ban addresses only the appearance of weapons, not their operation.
David Mamet
We need to ban assault weapons. We need to ban the high-capacity clips and magazines. We need serious background information, system upgrade.
Michael Nutter
I’ve come to the conclusion that military style weapons really don’t have any place in our society. We ought to reinstate the assault weapons ban that served us well for 10 years from 1994 to 2004.
Mark Udall