Violence Policy Center calls for assault weapons ban

Washington, DC--Following [the] assault weapon rampage shooting in Alabama leaving 11 dead including the shooter, America's leading national gun violence prevention organizations--Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Freedom States Alliance, Legal Community Against Violence, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, and Violence Policy Center-- issued the following joint statement:

"Our sympathies go to all those affected by this terrible tragedy.