U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is up for reelection this year, facing Republican challenger Elizabeth Emken.

Belva Davis, host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, sat down with Feinstein during last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Feinstein sounded off about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the Republican agenda and banning assault rifles. Feinstein said she will reintroduce a ban on assault rifles to the legislature.

“I do not believe that weapons of war belong on the streets… certainly not in the classrooms, not in the movie theaters,” Feinstein said. “They are too powerful and can kill too many people.”

Feinstein told Davis the Romney/Ryan ticket promotes a “radical agenda.”

“I heard Romney say himself, ‘I will end Planned Parenthood.’ The Republican platform: No abortion under any circumstances… It’s a whole different philosophy.”

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Assault Rifles, Mitt Romney, and the Republican Agenda 25 April,2014Caitlin Esch

  • Jim Campbell

    She is lying through her teeth, she’s a socialist, class warfare, tax and spend anti 2nd Amendment. She will be shocked when she is gone. The violence against women was a scam as well, a joke, Harry Reid didn’t bring to a vote, one Lilly Ledbetter, why does she pay male staff workers more then females.

    Weapons of war? Come on, your so-called assault weapons are not weapons of war, they are semi automatic. Perhaps you would prefer that people use bombs, because here’s a head up, guns don’t kill people, people kill people.

    Following your logic, is a misspelled word caused by the pen? You are done in November. Vote Elizabeth Emken U.S. Senate 2012. I’m j.C.

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