La Senate: Bill to raise gun age rejected, bill to ban bump stocks approved

After voting for a bill last week in committee that would have raised the age for buying assault weapons, Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, voted against the bill Tuesday on the Senate floor. | Photo Credit: Sarah Gamard / LSU Manship School News Service

By Devon Sanders

The Legislature on Tuesday continued a pattern of mixed action on proposals to combat gun violence, as the Senate rejected a bill to raise the legal age of assault weapons while a Senate committee approved a bill to ban bump stocks on semi-automatic weapons.

Read the story in KALB-TV/kalb.com.

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