Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), one of the fiercest gun-control advocates in Congress, told NPR's Steve Inskeep that she will introduce legislation to outlaw the kinds of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in Saturday's shootings."We're not dealing about guns here," she said.
Jared Loughner has made his first court appearance and has been ordered held without bail as the federal case against him in the killings of six people and wounding of 14 others in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday gets underway.During a short appearance before federal Magistrate Judge Lawrence Anderson in
"Something had to be done," 71-year-old retired Army Col. Bill Badger told ABC-TV's Good Morning America today about his role in stopping the gunman who killed six people and wounded another 14 Saturday in Tucson, Ariz., at a community event held by Democratic Rep.
Gabe Zimmerman was known "as a conciliator with a deft touch when it came to working with difficult or angry people," Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep noted earlier.But the flag at the U.S. Capitol has been flown at half-staff to honor the 30-year-old community outreach director for Rep.
Along with the heartbreaking stories of tragedy following Saturday's killings in Tucson, Ariz., there are the heartwarming stories of heroic acts by folks who more than rose to the occasion.On Morning Edition, NPR's Martin Kaste told us about 61-year-old Patricia Maisch, who grabbed a clip