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Banned Gun Magazines Sent To Governor, 2 Legislators

by New Haven Register | Jan 2, 2014 8:17am
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Posted to: Election 2014, Law Enforcement, State Capitol, New Haven

State Senate Majoriy Leader Martin M. Looney said he would have preferred to receive a different type of magazine for a Christmas present.

“I wish he had sent me a New Yorker, the New Republic or the Atlantic,” Looney said when told he was the recipient of a high-capacity gun magazine.

Specifically, both Looney, D-New Haven, and state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, each were sent one 28-round standard capacity AR-15 magazine, manufactured by C Products Defense Inc. of Bradenton, Fla.

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posted by: Chien DeBerger | January 2, 2014  10:24am

Well I hope they turned them in or registered them so they aren’t felons…

posted by: Art Vandelay | January 2, 2014  11:05am

They walked into a shark tank.  What did they expect?  As a liberal progressive you can raise taxes, repeal the death penalty, take Christ out of Christmas, prayer out of public schools, but DON’T under any circumstances mess with peoples GUNS!

posted by: bob8/57 | January 2, 2014  4:08pm

Check out the link… lots of juicy details, like:
...“a spokesman for the police said the three empty magazines have been turned over to the Connecticut State Police major crime squad.”

posted by: Lawrence | January 2, 2014  8:02pm

There is NO such thing as a “standard capacity” 28-round magazine for an AR-15. The standard capacity magazine is 30.

And C Products DOES NOT MAKE a 28-round magazine for an AR-15. They do make one for an AK, which is a completely different rifle and different caliber.

C’mon, media. Facts matter. Just Google it if you’re in doubt.

posted by: Salmo | January 5, 2014  3:46pm

Careful, good citizens, don’t hurt yourselves.

posted by: StanMuzyk | January 6, 2014  10:27am

Art: The banned magazines have not resulted in a decline of daily shootings in cities and towns—“as the shooters are not using pea-shooters.”  Some PEOPLE’S GUNS are obviously getting into the hands of the wrong people.