Bloomberg gun plan: Permits, assault weapon ban, age limits

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STEVE PEOPLES AP National Politics Writer AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado's worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun purchasers and a new position in the White House to coordinate gun violence prevention. "I've been all in on the fight against gun violence for 15 years, and I'm just getting started," Bloomberg declared. "As president, I will work to end the gun violence epidemic once and for all." Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, entered the Democratic presidential primary less than two weeks ago. Gun violence has quickly emerged as a core issue for his presidential bid, as it has been fo
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