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Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control advocates and Democrats had pushed the bill as a way to hinder gunmen who would have to reload more often. The measure was opposed by advocates of gun rights including the National Rifle Assn., a lobbying group particularly in strong conservative circles. In vetoing the bill, Christie, a Republican whose presidential ambitions wax and wane, decried what he said was reform in name only and said the state should focus on improving its...

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