Showing posts with label high-capacity magazines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label high-capacity magazines. Show all posts

Georgia Democrats Back ‘Assault Weapon’ Confiscation Bill

by Awr Hawkins.    On January 11, Democrats in Georgia’s state house introduced a bill that bans “assault weapons” and opens the door for the “seizure” of such weapons, along with accessories like “high capacity” magazines. According to the text of HB 731, the bill focuses on ” dangerous instrumentalities and practices” by prohibiting the    ... MORE

J.D. Tuccille: Print Your Gun Parts At Home

New technology challenges gun control laws.  In February, the techie gun-rights group Defense Distributed unveiled a 3D-printed lower receiver for an AR-15 rifle that withstood hundreds of rounds of fire. A YouTube video of the component in action was accompanied by the terse statement, “Does not fail from firing stresses. 600+ rounds.”    ... MORE

Forbes Op-Ed: Feinstein Shoots-Off Mouth, Hits Foot

Gun control misses the mark.  Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) engaged in a shoot-out over the constitutionality of her proposed Senate bill to ban “assault weapons” and “high-capacity” magazines. Although it passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on a party-line 10-8 vote, it has virtually no chance of passing the    ... MORE

Why Does Anyone Need A High-Capacity Magazine?

by Mark Almonte.     This article focuses on pistols with high-capacity magazines (a magazine that holds more than ten bullets).  The same arguments in my recent article on assault weapons could apply to high-capacity magazines for rifles. There are several reasons for civilians to own high-capacity magazines: the right to possess the necessary    ... MORE