Russell Simmons pushes for assault weapon ban
February 25th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
1 year ago

Russell Simmons pushes for assault weapon ban

(CNN) – Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons is pressing Congress to pass tighter restrictions on military-style assault weapons and high capacity magazines, writing in an email to grassroots progressives the bans would help end shooting deaths in America.

"I've thought long and hard about guns and their role in American society. I will do all I can to help pass common sense reform and end our epidemic of gun violence," Simmons writes in the email to members of the Courage Campaign.
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