Ninth Circuit Upholds Injunction Against California ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban

In late June, a US District Court judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking a ban on possession of magazines holding more than ten rounds of ammunition in California. The ban was passed as part of Proposition 63 which also instituted background checks for ammunition purchases. The “high capacity” magazine ban would have outlawed untold millions of […]

Those High-Capacity Magazines That Turn Regular Firearms Into Fully Automatic Weapons

Meet Illinois State Representative Fred Crespo. He likes to tout how he fights back against NRA-backed politicians.  Furthermore, he supports legislation to “prohibit the sale and possession of high capacity magazines which turn regular firearms into fully automatic weapons.” Really. Here’s a photo of a letter Crespo sent to one of his constituents. Unfortunately, Rep. […]

Obscure Objects of Desire: Glock This!

[HTML1] WARNING: This video is guaranteed to have Bloomberg, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, The Brady Bunch, Magoo, and other Gun Grabbers frothing at the mouth. (I can’t wait.) Here we see a fine example of a cross-pollination between European technology and Yankee Ingenuity: a double-drum magazine for a (slightly-)modified Glock (formerly semi-)automatic pistol. Don’t try this […]

Teach Your Children Well.

I’m fairly certain that when that noted folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith wrote that song, teaching your children about guns was hardly what they had in mind. But bear with me for a moment and let me take you down the road on a train of thought that […]