He has also compared automatic black-market weapons to legal semiautomatic assault weapons.
What does SAW stand for?
SAW stands for Semiautomatic Assault Weapon
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voting rights bill because similar gun provisions -- including abolishing gun registration and repealing a ban on military-style semiautomatic assault weapons -- were attached.
Bush, Bill Clinton, and I all supported a ban on semiautomatic assault weapons like AK-47s and Uzis, and such a ban was finally passed in 1994.
A Denver district court in March overturned that city's ordinance banning semiautomatic assault weapons, ruling it unconstitutional and vague, but five months later, the judge allowed the ordinance to take effect while the decision was being appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court.
After all, during the same period, the New Jersey legislature fought back efforts to repeal the state's ban on semiautomatic assault weapons.
That is until, as president, he supported a ban on the import of five types of semiautomatic assault weapons and 24 other types of guns.