At Highly Charged Meeting, Burlington City Council Takes First Step Toward Banning Assault Weapons

Posted by on January 08, 2013

With an aggrieved crowd of gun owners looking on, the Burlington City Council took a first step Monday night toward banning assault weapons and high-capacity clips in the city.

By a vote of 10 to three, the council instructed the city’s charter change committee to draft language barring the possession of such guns and ammunition in Burlington and calling for their “immediate seizure by the police.”

Read more at the 7Days offmessage blog.