Gun laws are now in the spotlight in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado last week that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured.
Any time there's a tragedy like the one on Friday, people want to know not only what happened, but if it could have been stopped.
Connecticut does has some tough gun laws, but people are wondering if that's enough to prevent a shooting here in Connecticut.
Ron Pinciaro of Connecticut Against Gun Violence said in comparison, Connecticut has some of the toughest gun laws.
In Connecticut there's a ban on assault rifles and a lost or stolen firearm is required to be reported by law within 48 hours.
In Connecticut there's also a suitability law which means police can deny a gun permit and guns can be removed for those considered a danger to others or themselves.
But, last year Pinciaro and other tried to get a law passed that would have banned high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Currently there's no limit, which means you can fire continuously.
Jeff Dwyer is a member of a gun club, and he said he's not against limiting rounds on a magazine, but believes having more gun laws is not the answer.
"With all the gun laws in Connecticut, the state can still not prevent all the shootings in New Haven, Waterbury and Hartford," he said.
Limiting how many rounds you can fire may not have had much success 18 months ago, but the bill may be brought up again because of this latest tragedy.
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