Two days ago Jacob Tyler Roberts walked into Clackamas mall in Portland Oregon with an AR-15 and fired dozens of shots at Christmas shoppers, killing two people before killing himself. Today the Oregon state legislature is considering a bill that would ban guns with high-capacity magazines, in hopes of preventing similar tragedies in the future.
In other news, facing vigorous opposition from Republicans in Congress, the White House withdrew the name of Susan Rice for consideration as the next Secretary of State.
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