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Colorado’s magazine-limit bill further reaching than opponents imagined

Posted By yihan On March 16, 2013 @ 7:38 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Greg Campbell
Daily Caller [1]
March 16, 2013

Colorado Democratic Rep. Rhonda Fields, whose bill to ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds ignited an ongoing firestorm of protest and which could cost the state jobs if a manufacturer of such equipment makes good on its promise [2] to move to another state, didn’t realize that her bill would outlaw practically every magazine currently for sale in the state.

That’s because the bill specifies that magazines that can be “readily converted” to hold more than 15 bullets will also be outlawed.

Practically every magazine on the market can be easily converted with readily available extenders, as demonstrated in a video [3] posted by John Caldera, the president of the libertarian Independence Institute.

Caldera demonstrates the ease with which the standard 15-round magazine for his Glock 19 pistol can be converted to hold 17 rounds by removing the base plate and installing the extender. Practically all magazines have removable base plates so that they can be cleaned.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/03/15/colorados-magazine-limit-bill-further-reaching-than-opponents-imagined/

[2] its promise: http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/18/manufacturer-threatens-to-leave-colorado-if-hi-cap-magazine-bill-becomes-law/

[3] as demonstrated in a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW-DzOLKEFU

[4] Colorado Gun Accessories Maker to Leave When Magazine Limits Bill Passes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/colorado-gun-accessories-maker-to-leave-when-magazine-limits-bill-passes.html

[5] Two Colorado Sheriffs Won’t Enforce New Gun Laws: http://www.prisonplanet.com/two-colorado-sheriffs-won%e2%80%99t-enforce-new-gun-laws.html

[6] Colorado Governor (and traitor) John Hickenlooper signs treasonous gun control measures; major firearm magazine manufacturer to leave state: http://www.prisonplanet.com/colorado-governor-and-traitor-john-hickenlooper-signs-treasonous-gun-control-measures-major-firearm-magazine-manufacturer-to-leave-state.html

[7] America: Throw Out Time Magazine And The New York Times, Not Your Constitution And Bill of Rights: http://www.prisonplanet.com/america-throw-out-time-magazine-and-the-new-york-times-not-your-constitution-and-bill-of-rights.html

[8] Bill Clinton Would Declare The Debt Limit Illegal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bill-clinton-would-declare-the-debt-limit-illegal.html

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