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December 23, 2012

Texas Senator Embraces Federal Gun Control, Limits On Large Magazines

By Amanda Lang

Texas Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, a strong ally of the National Rifle Association and its legislative priorities, told CBS's Face The Nation on Sunday that she could support tighter regulations of high-capacity magazines in the aftermath of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. "You know, I think we ought to be looking at where the real danger is, like those large clips, I think that does need to be looked at," Hutchison, who is retiring from the Senate, said. She added, "it's the semi-automatics and those large magazines that can be fired off very quickly. You do have to pull the trigger each time, but it's very quick." Watch it:

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Texas Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, a strong ally of the National Rifle Association and its legislative priorities, told CBS's Face The Nation on Sunday that she could support tighter regulations of high-capacity magazines in the aftermath of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. "You know, I think we ought to be looking at where the real danger is, like those large clips, I think that does need to be looked at," Hutchison, who is retiring from the Senate, said. She added, "it's the semi-automatics and those large magazines that can be fired off very quickly. You do have to pull the trigger each time, but it's very quick." Watch it:

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