Biden Nominated Judge Supported 'Assault Weapons' Ban But Cannot Define Them

By Daniel Walker | March 26, 2024

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During her confirmation hearing, 7th Circuit Court nominee Nancy Maldonado was questioned by Sen. John Kennedy about supporting Illinois' "assault weapons" ban.

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Maldonado had signed a brief arguing such weapons could be banned as too dangerous for self-defense.

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However, when Kennedy pressed her to define "assault weapon," Maldonado said she was "not a gun expert" and could not remember the exact definition.