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Colorado House gives preliminary approval to four gun bills

Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, left, urges House members to pass her bill on limiting the size of ammunition magazines at the Capitol in Denver on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. House Minority Leader Mark Waller, R-Colorado Springs, waits to speak against the bill. Kicking off a long, emotional debate about guns, Colorado lawmakers clashed Friday over setting limits on the size of ammunition magazines, a proposal in a package of Democratic bills responding to mass shootings at a suburban Denver movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) Photo by