Rep. DeGette (D-Colo.) draws criticism for “pretty stupid” ammo-magazine comment

Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette drew national criticism Wednesday for remarks made at a public forum in which she said banning high capacity in ammunition magazines would be effective in reducing gun violence because “the bullets will have been shot and there won’t be any more available.”DeGette, who for years in Congress has been the prime sponsor on a federal ban on high capacity magazines.But despite the congresswoman’s claim, ammunition magazines can be reloaded with more bullets and can be reused hundreds of times.