In shift, Harry Reid now backs assault weapons ban

April 17, 2013 2:27 PM

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In shift, Harry Reid now backs assault weapons ban

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced Wednesday he will vote legislation that would ban many types of assault-style weapons and limit the size of ammunition clips.

It’s a substantial shift for Reid, a gun owner who hails from a solidly pro-gun state and who has faced many tough re-election battles. A Harry Reid website still touts the support he’s enjoyed from the National Rifle Association, but that’s likely to change.

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