Author

Michael J. Klein

Michael J. Klein

Michael J. Klein is clinical assistant professor of Surgery at New York University.

COMMENTARY
Bill Clinton stands with a man holding an assault weapon

Did the assault weapons ban of 1994 bring down mass shootings? – commentary

By: - June 10, 2022

A spate of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. has sparked calls for Congress to look at imposing a ban on so-called assault weapons – covering the types of guns used in both the recent Buffalo grocery attack and that on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Such a prohibition has been in place before. […]