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Supposedly, someone really *did* dip a magazine page in Versace’s blood, just like in "American Crime Story"

In the explosive season premiere of the second season of Ryan Murphy’s anthology series, American Crime Story, we watched as spree killer Andrew Cunanan (played by Darren Criss) murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace (played by Édgar Ramírez) outside his Miami mansion.

The Assassination of Gianni Versacelargely based on Maureen Orth’s book Vulgar Favors, is a dramatized examination of Cunanan’s months-long murder spree in 1997, leading up to his murder of Versace. The premiere episode, “The Man Who Would Be Vogue,” largely follows the immediate aftermath of Versace’s murder, from his longtime partner Antonio D’Amico (played by Ricky Martin) discovering the shot designer outside the gates of their home and the arrival of Donatella Versace (played by Penelope Cruz) to the public’s reaction to the murder.

But like the best of dramatizations before it, the season of ACS is based on actual events and people, while also adding additional details to serve the purpose of the

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Colorado GOP lawmakers seek repeal of magazine ban despite New Year’s Eve mass shooting

Republican advocates of the right to bear arms with high-capacity magazines aim to legalize them again despite Colorado’s latest mass shooting.

On New Year’s Eve, Matthew Riehl ambushed Douglas County sheriff’s deputies, killing Zackari Parrish, a father of two, and wounding six other people before he was shot and killed.

It was the second time in five years that Colorado has been traumatized by a lone madman wielding a military-style rifle and other guns. 

James Holmes took a heavier toll in 2012. He killed 12 people and wounded 58 others at an Aurora theater as moviegoers desperately tried to hide or flee.

Both men owned gun magazines capable of holding 100 rounds of ammunition. Colorado lawmakers banned such magazines after the Aurora shooting, but Riehl bought his in Wyoming legally along with a cache of other weapons from a gun store in Laramie.

He fired a barrage of bullets from his apartment bedroom when deputies

Read more at: http://www.coloradoindependent.com/168223/colorado-gop-high-capacity-magazine-ban