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April 4th, 2013
09:40 PM ET

Congresswoman Diana DeGette draw criticism for high-capacity magazine mix-up

Gun control advocate and Democratic Congresswoman Diana DeGette is being ridiculed for saying this about high-capacity magazines:

"These are ammunition, they're bullets, so the people who have those now, they're going to shoot them, so if you ban them in the future, the number of these high-capacity magazines is going to decrease dramatically over time because the bullets will have been shot and there won't be any more available," DeGette said to The Denver Post.

Only problem: magazines can be reloaded.

The congresswoman's office then released a statement saying DeGette:

"Simply misspoke in referring to 'magazines' when she should have referred to 'clips,' which cannot be reused because they don't have a feeding mechanism."

But, actually clips in most guns can be reused as well.
The NRA jumped on DeGette, saying: "Two words – pretty stupid."

How much do DeGette's remarks hurt the gun control cause?

OutFront Tonight: Michael Medved – conservative commentator for Salem Radio and Charles Blow CNN contributor and op- ed columnist for the "New York Times."


Filed under: News • Politics
April 4th, 2013
09:31 PM ET

Fired Rutgers coach gets $100k bonus; Assistant coach resigns

Assistant coach, Jimmy Martelli has resigned in the wake of head coach, Mike Rice being fired.

This comes on the same day we hear that the disgraced head coach Mike Rice is receiving a $100,000 bonus as part of his severance package.

Fired Rutgers coach to get $100K bonus

Rice lost his job on Wednesday after videos surfaced showing him berating, shoving and throwing basketballs at his players during practice.

CNN's Pamela Brown is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: Education • News
April 4th, 2013
09:23 PM ET

Sheriff denies drugs, guns in his jail, suggesting video was doctored

"The worst jail in the United States" that's what one expert calls a New Orleans jail.

Inmates out of control. Several of them waving around a gun in their cell, doing drugs and drinking booze.

The New Orleans sheriff who was in charge of this jail is speaking out and insisting he is in no way responsible.
Sara Ganim is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: Crime • Law • News
April 4th, 2013
09:14 PM ET

U.S. law enforcement officials under attack

The execution style killing of a West Virginia sheriff on Wednesday is just the latest in a series of violent attacks against law men across the country.

In the past two months alone, we have seen two prosecutors gunned down in Texas, a prison chief murdered in Colorado, and now a West Virginia sheriff has been killed as he sat in his SUV.

What's driving this unusual spike in murder of law enforcement?

Deb Feyerick is Outfront with the story.


Filed under: Crime
April 4th, 2013
08:45 PM ET

Gov. Calvo: All North Korea "need is that one lucky shot"

Missile and launch components have been moved to the east coast of North Korea in the "last few days," a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the information told CNN Thursday.

Amid Pyongyang bluster, missile launch feared

CNN's Jake Tapper talks to Gov. Eddie Calvo about the threat of North Korea to Guam.


Filed under: International • News • North Korea
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