As a hunter in my youth in California, guns for hunting were limited for legal shell capacity, and they still are. Shotguns were and are limited to three shells. For hunting rifles, there was and is also a reasonable restriction of how many shells can be loaded.
For hunters, these limitations are reasonable. There is no reason for a hunter (with any accuracy) would need any more than these restrictions. Nobody uses handguns for hunting, and the shell capacity should be limited to six.
There is no reason that any U.S. citizens or residents (other than those in active military/law enforcement) should own any weapons that have more ammunition than legal for use for authorized hunting or protection.
Ownership of any weapon with shell capacity more than regulated for legal hunting or handguns with more than six-round capacity should be banned and illegal to own, buy, sell or possess.
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That protects the reasonable ownership of weapons by our citizens under the U.S. Constitution for hunting and for personal protection.
That also protects the public from others who might use other weapons to kill and destroy for unreasonable purposes.
That should satisfy the NRA’s concerns.
Time to do it. Now!
Gary Karner, Los Osos