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High Capacity Magazines - The Key Means of Massacre for Mass Murderers Must be Banned

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

I'm offering an amendment to the Senate's gun violence prevention measure that would ban high-capacity magazines, a common-sense proposal that a majority of Americans support. Passing this amendment is not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do.

Michael McAuliff

Gun Background Checks Destroy Liberty, Senator Says | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pursuing even the most popular of measures to curb gun violence would be a step toward destroying Americans' liberty, Sen. Orrin Hatch a...

Sam Stein

Frank Lautenberg To Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Post-Sandy Hook | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) will introduce legislation in the next Congress to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines, his office to...

Sam Stein

Fiancee Of Giffords Shooting Victim Works Hill As Gun Control Group Releases Chilling New Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation’s most powerful gun-control advocacy groups is out with a new ad, and a symbolic new spokeswoman, in an effort to pe...

Why We Must Ban High-Capacity Gun Magazines

Sen. Frank Lautenberg | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Sen. Frank Lautenberg

It's time to end the bloodshed and restore common sense to our gun laws -- beginning with a permanent ban on high-capacity gun magazines. These deadly devices are the weapon of choice for the deranged.

10 U.S. Mass Shootings Involving High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines (Slide Show)

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

High-capacity ammunition magazines are the common thread that runs through most mass shootings: giving attackers the ability to fire numerous bullets without reloading. Tucson was the latest in a long, tragic saga.

Sam Stein

The Giffords Gun Clip: How A 'Weapon Of Mass Destruction' Became 'The Weapon Of Choice' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Is there a good reason to have 33 bullets loaded in a handgun? This is the question being asked in the wake of the shooting of Democra...