“[High-capacity magazines] were used in Newton, Las Vegas, Aurora, Parkland. The Parkland shooting only came to an end when the shooter had to come to a stop to reload,” Ferguson said in his testimony.
Hundreds of people packed the state Legislature on Monday to voice either their support or opposition to the proposals.
“People served best by high-capacity magazines are mass shooters,” said Las Vegas shooting survivor and Seattle local Emily Cantrell. “High-capacity magazines paired with a bump stock allowed the shooter to fire 90 shots in 10 seconds — imagine 1,100 rounds total in 10 minutes coming right at you.”