The Gifford's shooter was apprehended while attempting to change magazines[/quote
]An large mags are must more likely to cause a jam so it is one thing or another.
CNN) -- The semi-automatic rifle used in the Colorado theater killings jammed during the rampage, apparently because of a problem with the 100-shot magazine feeding it, a law enforcement source with direct knowledge of the investigation said Sunday.
To own a fully automatic weapon you need to apply for and be granted a Class III firearms license.
H2O MAN wrote:Rap, how exactly does the magazines capacity change the rifle?
A large capacity magazine will allow you to pull the trigger more times until your run out of ammunition and have to reload.
by the 1994 Assault Weapons ban (expired in 2004?) the assault weapons ban limited large capacity magazine mad the bottom rifle non-compliant.
So your typically Wingnut quip
H2O MAN wrote:The typical Dem Lib is compliant--it does not have a high capacity brain.
Has nothing to do with with being liberal --it had to do with the legislation that applied at the time.
I'm not ignorant about firearms