McCarthy seeks ban on weapon used in Arizona

Six balloons fly at a prayer service, representing

Six balloons fly at a prayer service, representing the six people killed in Saturday's shooting spree in Tuscon, Arizona. (Jan. 9, 2010) (Credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said she will seek to ban the type of high-capacity semi-automatic-weapon magazines used by the shooter in Saturday's Arizona rampage that killed six people and critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.).

McCarthy (D-Mineola) said she will introduce legislation this week to ban the larger magazines, or clips, illegal nationally for 10 years before the Clinton-era...

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