CLEVELAND -- Former Cleveland mayor and Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich held a rally to push for the statewide ban of assault weapons in Cleveland today.

Kucinich and Akron Councilwoman Tara Samples introduced a model resolution for adoption by local governments urging the Ohio General Assembly to pass legislation banning the weapons that have been used in multiple mass shootings in recent years.

See video of Kucinich's remarks in the player above.