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Connecticut that state now boasting the nation's toughest gun restrictions.
This is video governor Dan Malloy moments ago signing the sweeping new gun limits into law.
That new law -- more than 100 types of firearms requires background checks on all gun purchases.
And bans the sale of ammunition magazines that hold more than ten rounds.
Some of those measures take effect immediately.
Lawmakers approve that sweeping legislation in response to the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school.
Many parents from -- have voiced support.
In favor of these controversial gun rules.
Turning now to discuss that we -- yeah I think that vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association.
And so there this bit support for this.
New set of laws in Connecticut it was not universal but many many of the new -- parents.
Got behind it Wayne and I want to ask you because.
CBS has released to us a sound -- on on sixty minutes they'll be airing instant interviews with new town parents.
Who sat down with Scott Kelly.
And this is in part why they believe they they need these new laws and they want in particular.
The magazines and of the amount of ammo.
That you're allowed to carry around listen Scott Kelly in a couple of the -- tell him.
The legislature has decided to limit the size of magazines and Connecticut to ten rounds.
The gunman at sandy hook was using thirty round magazines.
Now I've heard the argument made.
You can change these magazine clips in these rifles in a matter of two seconds so what difference does -- -- Well I knew there was one instance where it wasn't two seconds and it allowed eleven kids -- have a classroom tell me about that.
And it's just the simple arithmetic you have to change magazine's fifteenth -- instead of five times.
You have three times as many incidences where something could jam something to be Bobble.
You just increased the time for intervention to increase the time frame with kids get out and there's eleven kids out there today.
That they're still running around on playground pretty much now lunchtime who escaped from his classroom right.
He left the smaller capacity magazines at home.
That was a choice.
This year making news at the larger capacity magazine clips more lethal.
That's powerful to listen to you know those families -- -- directly affected.
If Adam lands of the shooter at new talent had not had thirty round magazine tell if he would only had ten rounds -- these guns.
More children would've -- Your thoughts.
Well I think the problem what Connecticut did Megan is it the criminals -- drug dealers stated that the people there and do pour into there.
They are going to cooperate I mean all you're doing is make in the law books -- for the law abiding people and I mean from the very start.
My thought has been how little this -- -- -- actually keeping kids safe and how much it has to do with his decade long.
Agenda against firearms that that.
The political clicks on the political class in the media have had what NRA is focused on is what we actually believe will make people say.
Which is if you're going to stop something horrible and happiness school.
Put police officers are certified armed security and every school.
Fix the broken mental health system that's broken from one end -- this country to the other and the third thing.
One gun or one round in the hand of a criminal.
Or somebody mentally dangerous is too many and we need to get that person off the street interdict them incarcerate him if they're criminals.
Before they get their next crime scene if they're -- defected.
Intercept them and get him off the street to get him into treatment and that's what the NRA as far as these are the things that -- actual work.
I I appreciate that I understand you articulate your position well but I if I could circle you back to that you know because if there's anything that moves people in this country.
Or has -- move them in one direction or the other recently is that new town tragedy.
And you hear the parents and the spouses of those killed are twenty children six adults killed.
Eleven children have the chance to escape as that guy really loaded.
And they end -- father that the one -- saying there if you had to re -- five times instead of one time.
How many more lives would of been saved that.
That is to me the most compelling argument it's been that is it that is revealed in the most compelling way anyone has yet revealed.
The argument for.
The that this limitation on ammo and a lot of get your response.
Well Wal-Mart responses that the criminals -- gonna have less one round in the hand that of someone -- than do war is too many how do you know when and and -- -- let's just seven on giving you are promised back.
-- and -- you know.
His mother was a legal gun owner and how do you know that this person that his mother would not have obeyed the law and limited the magazine clip.
And then Adam -- would have been limited to ten rows -- -- -- thirty.
-- you could.
People that no guns you can change magazine clips in a second there's no evidence that that you know it did -- that anything would have changed.
I'm in the fact is if you're a homeowner though.
And you have someone coming through your door in the middle of the night.
Why should you be limited to three rounds or four rounds like Mayor Bloomberg wants to do what I mean the fact is the criminals aren't going to be limited people want.
Magazines for the same reason police scary.
Seventeen round magazines that did protect Capitol Hill there -- hey you you may need him for protection if something horrible is happening.
Most robberies -- -- -- are our third of robberies involve multiple intruders.
And it -- people want him for the same reason.
Police want on the same reason the Capitol Hill is protected by -- is is.
You -- -- why should you be limited that somewhat some what some politician believes is reasonable.
How I do want to tell the viewers that that the near times was reporting based on interviews with the parents that.
Officials have said he fired -- 154 shots and about four minutes.
And that the parents claim that they have been told.
That in the time it took him to reload and one of the -- eleven children were able to -- that's it from what we -- -- -- -- getting my information from but I understand your -- I understand your counterpoint wane and that and that's.
What I was looking for the viewers will decide on that I want to -- is a lot we wanna get their.
Universal -- background checks and we're coming up against our breaks we'll carry over but universal background checks -- Fox News poll 85% of the American people support it.
Including 81% of homes with gun owners in them.
I mean look at them look at across the partisan divide that it is -- a democrats' favorite 83% Republicans 82% of independents.
Why don't you favorite -- We supported the check on retail sales it we were promised it would be fair instant accurate.
It's none of those there all kinds of delays.
The mental health records are not in the system nobody's prosecuted it turns out to be a speed bump from the law abiding people.
Now what they want to do is take this extended to a hundred million law abiding gun owners.
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