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In the time it took Adam Lanza to reload, 11 children escaped.

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"We learned, the way that no other parents should learn, that the most dangerous, dangerous part of an assault weapon is the magazine," Nicole Hockley, whose son Dylan, 6, was killed Dec. 14, said at a press conference with other parents at the Capitol Monday morning.

"The horrible, brutal truth is that 154 bullets were fired in four minutes, killing our children, our daughters, our wives. The shooter carried 10, 30-round large-capacity magazines," Hockley said. "We have learned that in the time it took him to reload in one of the classrooms, 11 children were able to escape. We ask ourselves every day -- every minute -- if those magazines had held 10 rounds, forcing the shooter to reload at least six more times, would our children be alive today?"

If you're in Connecticut, please phone, email, and/or write your State Representative and State Senator. Let's make them add a full out ban on high capacity magazines. That's not in the bill they're going to be voting on. Yet. Let's make them do it.


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