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The Threat Posed by
Gun Magazine Limits

Reason Magazine, by Jacob Sullum

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/16/2013 6:06:12 PM

A limit on magazine capacity is emerging as a leading contender for the something that supposedly must be done in response to last month´s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. A ban on "large-capacity ammunition feeding devices" is one of the new gun restrictions approved by the New York legislature this week and one of the measures President Obama wants Congress to enact. The rationale for such limits is that mass murderers need "large-capacity" magazines, while law-abiding citizens don´t. Both premises are questionable, and so is the notion that politicians should be the arbiters of necessity

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And don´t forget the nasty Democrat Jerrold Nadler said two to four self-defense shots is enough. s/o I weep for our country. I´ve never been more fearful of the government.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/16/2013 6:13:41 PM     (No. 9120879)

"The rationale for such limits is that mass murderers need ´large-capacity´ magazines, while law-abiding citizens don´t. Both premises are questionable, and so is the notion that politicians should be the arbiters of necessity under the Second Amendment."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/16/2013 6:16:50 PM     (No. 9120886)

The NY Law was passed in such haste, that even ON DUTY Cops have to remove 3 rounds from their 10 round magazines!!!
To have 10 is to violate the law.
Madness !!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jgat, 1/16/2013 6:20:22 PM     (No. 9120894)

Once any limit in magazine capacity is accepted each gun connected tragedy thereafter will lead to efforts to reduce the capacity further. Count on it!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/16/2013 7:53:22 PM     (No. 9121104)

Citizens need large capacity magazines and firepower to protect themselves and the country from people like Obama, Schumer, Napolitano, and all gun grabbers.

It´s not about hunting. It´s about freedom vs tyranny.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 1/16/2013 7:57:31 PM     (No. 9121115)

What a bunch of brainless bozos we have running this country. A single shot .22 rifle is plenty of firepower when you are loony enough to shoot 6-year-olds.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: CEP, 1/16/2013 7:58:43 PM     (No. 9121116)

Anyone who is wanting to commit mass murder like school shootings or gang violence doesn´t give a rats patoot about gun magazine limits. Look at the gun limits in major cities and then look at all the shootings. What exactly are those in the White House smoking?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lhlande, 1/16/2013 8:50:04 PM     (No. 9121195)

Does Chicago, Detroit, Washington DC, New York City ring a bell to anybody. All have gun and magazine restrictions. Does them a lot of good doesn´t it? Oh but I forgot you could only get a 16 ounce Coke in New York.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/16/2013 11:29:01 PM     (No. 9121365)

Lets set the overturning the tyrannical government aspect aside for one second (which is why we have the 2nd in the first place)...As someone who lived through the LA riots in the 90s, as well as the race riots in the midwest in the 60´s - let me assure you that 30 rounds may not be enough

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/17/2013 12:58:28 AM     (No. 9121439)

Which kills more in this country-legal guns or the smut industry ?

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