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Date TimeSeptember 05, 2019
VoiceDemocratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says a mandatory government buyback program for AK-47 and AR-15 rifles is needed because other gun control measures don't do enough to remove weapons already on the streets.
ORourke calls for mandatory buyback of AK-47, AR-15 rifles
O'Rourke spoke Thursday at Tufts University in his first campaign stop in Massachusetts.
"There are more than 10 million AR-15 and AK-47s on the streets of our communities today and so we must take the necessary though politically difficult step of saying that we have to buy those AR-15 and AK-47s," O'Rourke said.

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