Here my fried is where we part company! It takes less than 30 seconds to change out (3) 7 round magazines in rifle such as was used in the Theater killings.(AR-15). OK, so lets simply only allow rifles/shotguns that fire 1-3 rounds. In WWII our soldier used the M1 carbine. It was top load, had 5 rounds-7 round in a clip put into the built-in magazine when the bolt was open. It still took less than 15 sec. to do this. Unless you outlaw everything down to a single shot, it will not do any good. As for the machine guns, yes they have to be registered. Any guns bought to day have to be registered. Hard hard is it to take a AR-15 and make it automatic but yet it will not be called a machine gun. I think you semantics are off just a little.<quoted text> "Government" in the face of unspeakable gun violence by members of organized crime, outlawed machine guns years ago. It takes a SPECIAL license to own one. The same could be done with high capacity magazines. When was the last time you heard of a crime committed in this country with a machine gun ?
"Blood in the streets" ? over outlawing high capacity magazines ? I don't think so. I think there is already too much blood in the streets because of them, and while I havent heard any polling ...yet... I suspect the general public agrees with me. It is the group that says things like "blood in the streets", "cold dead hands", and equates reasonable gun restrictions on things like machine guns to the unspeakable horrors of Stalin and Hitler that gives gun owners and sportsmen a black eye. They, and the nuts like this kid (and IMO his mother) in Connecticut, are more of a danger to the gun rights enjoyed by all Americans than Obama and the Dems.
One final thing. Everybody hollers about the kind of gun used and almost nothing about the individual. Connecticut has some of the baddest gun restrictive laws in the nation and look what happen. Chicago has the worst gun laws in the nation,(no guns in the city) except the thugs. Me, I can live with either (7-10 clips) but when they start trying to confiscate the guns, this is where I will have to drawn a line in the sand.