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Assault weapons ban dropped, gun advocates attack Feinstein on Twitter

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. the sponsor of the assault weapons ban was told by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid the ban would not be included in the gun package. That prompted some gun advocates to get nasty, tweeting photos of t-shirts with photo of the senator in the cross hairs, and worse.


  1. Supporters of the ban tweeted their disappointment.
  2. Some opponents of the ban not only threw barbs at Feinstein, but tweeted doctored photographs of former U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords - severely wounded in a shooting- holding an assault weapon.

  3. Someone photoshopped this photograph of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded in a shooting.
  4. Last week Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican and California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat, debated gun control.
  5. Ted Cruz takes on Dianne Feinstein About gun control 3/14/13