Trump Pushes National 'Right to Carry' Law in Gun Rights Paper

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  • Calls permits for hidden firearms a `right, not a privilege'
  • Previously backed assault weapons ban, longer waiting period

Donald Trump, president and chief executive officer of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a Tea Party Patriots rally against the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who in the past called for restrictions on certain weapons purchases, announced his plan for a national right-to-carry law and called gun and magazine bans “a total failure.”

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