Sen. Lautenberg introduces ban on high-capacity magazines

Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., introduced legislation Tuesday to make it illegal to manufacture or sell magazines that contain more than ten rounds,.Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y., who introduced a House companion to the bill, said in a statement that the magazines are “the common thread in every major mass shooting in recent history and taking them off the market can have a major impact on saving lives in America.”Lautenberg said in a statement: It is clearer than ever that there is no place in our communities for military-style supersized magazines like those used inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Aurora, and in Tucson, and I will keep working to reinstate the ban on them. President Obama’s bold plan to address gun violence included my common-sense proposal to ban high-capacity magazines holding more than 10 rounds, and we will get to work in Congress to pass this bill and other reasonable reforms that protect children and families. Continue Reading…

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Sen. Lautenberg introduces ban on high-capacity magazines

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