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High-capacity magazines should be banned

Dear Editor,
The man who shot Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others was tackled while reloading his gun, having spent 33 rounds. Giffords’ husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, who has reviewed the criminal records, said a 9-year-old girl was shot sometime after bullet No. 12 and added, “If Jared Loughner didn’t have access to a high-capacity magazine, there would be less people dead.” This is why we should ban high-capacity magazines.
In a Jan. 30 editorial the Great Bend Tribune stated that, the framers (of the Constitution) believed the right to bear arms was the primary right by which ...


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