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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...