Thursday, June 02, 2022

Pelosi’s gun-control package defines a high-capacity magazine as 10 rounds

 The gun control package proposed by House Democrats identifies “high-capacity” magazines as holding 10 rounds or more. 

The proposed new limit on ammunition clips is part of the six-piece gun-control package that the House Judiciary Committee is marking up Thursday during an emergency meeting. 

Democrats, who convened the Judiciary Committee while the rest of Congress takes the week off, pushed forward the legislation after 19 children and 2 adults were killed last week by an 18-year-old gunman at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

According to the libertarian CATO Institute, most handguns sold in the U.S. come with magazines that hold between 10 to 17 rounds. Pistols that hold 10 rounds are usually compact or subcompact models. Full-size pistols that are commonly used by law enforcement officers have 12- to 20‐round magazines as standard capacity.

he limit on magazine capacity is part of a package of new gun laws that House Democrats named the “Protecting Our Kids” bill. It also includes bills that raise the federal age of purchasing a rifle from 18 to 21; require existing bump stocks to be registered and ban new bump stocks for civilian use. 

Another measure in the catch-all legislation would amend the definition of “ghost guns” to mandate background checks on all sales and create new requirements for firearm storage at home – specifically when minors are present...MORE

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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