Dem. senator, VP shortlister, calls for ammo control

Dem. senator, VP shortlister, calls for ammo control
Tim Kaine (Image: YouTube screen grab via MSNBC)

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, who is on the shortlist to be Hillary Clinton’s vice president, called for limiting the size of magazines on semi-automatic rifles.

In an interview airing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” moderator Chuck Todd asked, “Are you in favor of an assault-weapons ban?”

“I have voted for it,” Kaine said. “But I think there’s a better way to go at the problem and that is limitations on the size of magazines and ammunition clips.”

“So you think an AR-15 should be sold,” Todd asked.”You don’t think there should be any limitations?”

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