The majority of gun owners have yet to comply with new law | First Listen
On today's First Listen, with just a month before a deadline requiring owners of semi-automatic weapons register those firearms, only a small percentage have done so. The law, often called an assault weapons ban, prohibits the sale of the guns, but allows current owners to keep them if they are registered.
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