Poll of the Day: Support for a Ban on High-Capacity Magazines

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Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Jan. 14 2013 4:15 PM

Poll of the Day: Support for a Ban on High-Capacity Magazines

The ABC News/Washington Post poll runs through a number of possible gun control/school defense measures. All of them are popular. The possible restriction on high-capacity magazines, used in Tucscon and in Aurora, boasts support across party lines.

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I've yet to see any articles about reform bills that quote House Republicans about what they might support. But closing the "gun show loophole" and restricting -- somehow -- the larger magazines have supermajority support.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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