http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld ... -headlinesUphill Battle for Weapons Ban
McCarthy pressing to extend law
By Elaine S. Povich
December 9, 2003
Washington - In the decade since the Long Island Rail Road shooting and the nine years since Congress enacted a law to ban assault-style semiautomatic weapons, the world has changed, according to Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola). And not for the better.