The nation in brief

Posted: February 17, 2013 at 4:20 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “There is a common thread that we see in these massacres.They’re using high-capacity magazines so they can unleash as many bullets as they can, to kill as many people as they can, in our schools, our theaters and our churches.” Colorado Rep. Rhonda Fields, a Democrat from Aurora, who sponsored a package of new gun restrictions in her state Article, 6A

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