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Kamala Harris Supports Mandatory Buyback of Assault Weapons

Kamala Harris speaks during the Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting in San Francisco on Aug. 23, 2019.

Kamala Harris speaks during the Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting in San Francisco on Aug. 23, 2019.

Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg

Kamala Harris said Friday she supports a mandatory buyback of military-style assault weapons, taking a more aggressive position than her main rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination.

“I think it’s a good idea,” she told reporters after a campaign event in Londonderry, New Hampshire.