Tucson shooting

Sen. Frank Lautenberg/Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: lautenberg.senate.gov, carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Lautenberg, McCarthy Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Measure

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg didn’t waste any time introducing a measure that would limit ammunition magazines to hold ten bullets. Tuesday was the first day in the 113th Congress that bills could be introduced. A companion measure was also introduced in the House by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy and has 48 co-sponsors.


Edward Vinciguerra, left, a structural supervisor with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, watches a 5 1/2-foot-long fragment of an I-beam, salvaged from the World Trade Center, being loaded on the bed of a truck at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

WTC Steel To Be Used In Angel Statue For Girl Killed In Tucson Shooting Rampage

A piece of World Trade Center steel is being molded into an angel in the memory of a girl who was born on Sept. 11, 2001 and died a barrage of gunfire in the Arizona shooting rampage that injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.