By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — State Rep. Ed Gainey wants a state ban on high-capacity, semi-automatic rifles.READ MORE: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
He is behind a bill to ban buying, transferring, building or using that type of weapon.READ MORE: 'I Owe Him Everything'; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Pays Tribute Following The Passing Of Dr. Freddie Fu
Gainey points to the use of guns like the AR-15 in many mass shootings, including the Tree of Life massacre.MORE NEWS: Wholey's Market Celebrates 109 Years In Business
The bill makes exceptions for those who already own one of those rifles.