GOP’s Jacobs doubles down on controls for high-powered guns


              U.S. Rep. Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y. poses for a photo on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Williamsville, N.Y.. Jacobs introduced the Federal Assault Licensing Act. The legislation would require people who want to buy an assault weapon to take a mandatory safety course, pass an FBI background check, submit fingerprints and provide proof of identity. (AP Photo/ Joshua Bessex)
            
              U.S. Rep. Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y., discusses the Federal Assault Licensing Act in his office on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Williamsville, N.Y.. The legislation would require people who want to buy an assault weapon to take a mandatory safety course, pass an FBI background check, submit fingerprints and provide proof of identity. (AP Photo/ Joshua Bessex)
            
              U.S. Rep. Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y. poses for a photo on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Williamsville, N.Y.. Jacobs introduced the Federal Assault Licensing Act. The legislation would require people who want to buy an assault weapon to take a mandatory safety course, pass an FBI background check, submit fingerprints and provide proof of identity. (AP Photo/ Joshua Bessex)
            
              U.S. Rep. Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y. poses for an photo in his office on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Williamsville, N.Y.. Jacobs introduced the Federal Assault Licensing Act. The legislation would require people who want to buy an assault weapon to take a mandatory safety course, pass an FBI background check, submit fingerprints and provide proof of identity. (AP Photo/ Joshua Bessex)
            
              FILE - Congressman Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y., center, poses for a photo with his daughter Anna, 1, during a ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill, July 21, 2020, in Washington.  Jacobs is not seeking reelection amid backlash over his support for an assault weapons ban. But he's still advocating for regulation on his way out of Congress. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
GOP’s Jacobs doubles down on controls for high-powered guns