Senate Committee Passes Assault Weapons Ban With 10-8 Vote (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

March 14, 2013 Updated Mar 15, 2013 at 1:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (www.incnow.tv) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the assault weapons ban Thursday on a strictly party-line vote (10-8).

This is a sign that the proposal will have a difficult time surviving the full Senate.

The bill, sponsored by by Senator Dianne Feinstein, (D-Calif.) calls for the banning of semi-automatic weapons with at least one military feature and specifically names 157 weapons which would be prohibited. It would also ban magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds.

Watch the fiery debate between Senator Feinstein and Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on ABCNews.




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