Biden calls for ban on assault weapons; House to vote on same-sex marriage; NBA, NHL highlights | Hot off the Wire podcast

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On this version of Hot off the Wire (More details in our episode show notes):

» President Joe Biden is calling again for a ban on so-called assault weapons, calling it “simple common sense.” He spoke Wednesday evening in Washington at a vigil honoring victims of gun violence.

» The House is set to take a final vote on protections for same-sex marriages. The vote Thursday will send the legislation to President Joe Biden, a monumental step in a decades-long battle for nationwide recognition of such unions that reflects a stunning turnaround in societal attitudes.

» In sports, the Celtics remained red hot, the Bucks topped the Kings, the Nets held off the Hornets, a Sabres forward has the hot hand and the Bruins won again.