"The only reason to have a high-capacity magazine in a handgun is to kill a lot of people very quickly," said Lautenberg, adding that on average, gunshots cause 9,500 murders per year nationwide. "Outlawing high-capacity magazines will make our communities and our country safer."
or with the lack of research ability of the NJ.com reporting staff:
High-capacity clips were outlawed under the federal assault weapons ban from 1994 to 2004, when the law lapsed and has not been reinstated.
In either case - the latest from both offenders can be found on the NJ.com website.