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Old January 14, 2013, 08:53 PM   #14
Tom Servo
Join Date: September 27, 2008
Location: Foothills of the Appalachians
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I have no idea what I will do if this bill passes and it is as bad as people are saying.
It will almost immediately be challenged in court. The Heller decision protects the ownership of handguns, and of weapons "in common use."

Now, does a 10-round cap violate that? Perhaps not. But nobody makes 7-round mags for the Glock 17, the Beretta 92, the Sig P226, the Ruger P95, or any other major service pistol. Cuomo's proposal would effectively ban hundreds of service pistols in common use, and the Supreme Court would be none too pleased to see him flouting their verdict.
Sometimes it’s nice not to destroy the world for a change.
--Randall Munroe
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