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Why Do We Need High Capacity Magazines? To Stop the Bad Guys

RickfromPaso Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 2:25 AM
I completely agree, I saw some stats for the NYPD where more than 75% of rounds fired missed their intended target. These are trained LEOs, how in the world do they think we need lower capacity magazines to defend ourselves and family than a trained LEO? Makes no sense unless you understand their objective - control. I would love to attend a school like Gunsite, we are jealous!!
Kali_Fred Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 9:47 AM
Cops are generally terrible shots. Most cops are not gun guys and don't practice any more than is needed to pass whatever proficiency tests are required to stay on the force. Most cops never get the kind of training that Katie is getting this week.

Of course, there are exceptions...
goshawk Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 6:19 AM
Rick, I read of a similar incident about the LAPD. They had stopped a robbery suspect in a pick up truck. They fired roughly 130 rounds between them and only hit the suspect 3 times.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 7:16 AM
Supposedly trained would be a better description.

* Editors note: TOWNHALL News Editor Katie Pavlich is participating in a multi-day firearms training course at the Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Arizona. Stay tuned for daily dispatches. This is the fifth dispatch. As the dispatches accumulate, they'll all be available here.

PAULDEN, Ariz. - Much of the recent gun control debate around the country has been centered around “high capacity magazines,” which begs the question, just how many rounds of ammunition should a law abiding citizen be legally capable of putting into their gun? The answer is, as many rounds as it takes to stop a violent...