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He wasn’t such a big gun control fan when he was in a tight race in a state full of hunters.

Today, he’s all in.

Franken released a statement Thursday saying that in fact, he definitively supports the principle of an assault weapons ban after ducking the issue at the press event Wednesday.

“I also support the principle that we should reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and I will carefully review any proposal to do that,” he said.

(h/t The Weekly Standard)