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Old January 14, 2013, 11:42 PM   #25
Tom Servo
Join Date: September 27, 2008
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Why does anyone think a seven round mag capacity will necessarily be declared unconstitutional? The ten round limit has not.
One way to look at it is that 10-round magazines are readily available. In the eyes of many, limiting handguns to 10 rounds doesn't place a huge imposition on gun owners. In places like New York, most folks already have them by default.

Now, switching to 7 rounds will require new manufacturing and tooling. Such a law will require people to dispose of or relinquish property they already own without compensation. Serious 5th Amendment issues abound.
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