Skip to comments.McCarthy bill caps ammunition magazines at 10 bullets
Posted on 01/13/2011 5:10:05 PM PST by Zakeet
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) will introduce legislation next week capping ammunition magazines at 10 bullets, she announced Thursday.
Since the tragedy, however, Republican leaders have aligned themselves squarely against gun reforms proposed even by members of their own party.
The 1994 assault-weapons ban included the same 10-bullet cap, but that law expired in 2004.
Like the assault-weapons ban, McCarthy's bill will ban high-capacity magazines manufactured after the law is enacted meaning it doesn't prohibit possession of those made beforehand.
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
Impeccable Libtard Logic: ... and we're gonna be able to tell exactly when one of them bullet holding things was made by the time we burden them gun makers with enough stupid but expensive regulations ... and that's gonna make guns more expensive and thus fewer of them's gonna get sold ... and that's gonna make us all less safe because of increased crime ... but at lease we're gonna have less guns.
Oh gawd! Are we back in the 50s now?
This one goes to 11.
She and her running dog lackeys want to make sure that can continue to happen in the future ~ that Republican judges will be murdered more readily (if in fact limiting magazine capacity has anything to do with that)
Dead on arrival...
Extremely appropriate post! Funny as it gets, yet series.
Are we supposed to know who those creepy-looking guys are?
The bill will be targeted for defeat.
If this passes Congress, a) I will never vote for another Republican in Congress ever again, and b) I will buy up full-capacity magazines like there is no tomorrow.
I’m willing to use a 10 bullet magazine if I can keep my health insurance and my light bulbs. Let’s make a deal.
So what good will that do.A well trained shooter can change through multiple magazines in seconds.So the perp could go and buy additional Magazines.So her bill would be worthless.
What if I pinky-swear to only load in ten rounds at a time?
***Like the assault-weapons ban, McCarthy’s bill will ban high-capacity magazines manufactured after the law is enacted ****
Sounds good to me! After all, no one ever gets killed with the first ten rounds in a magazine.
Browning hi-power comes with a 15 round clip standard, doesn’t it?
This is the same reactionary logic that bans toner cartridges in carry on luggage. Lord, save us.
I was just thinking of when I carried a “six-shooter” how quickly I could reload using speed loaders. Popping a fresh mag in a weapon is even faster.
ridiculous laws authored by people who don’t have the faintest clue about weapons.
>What if I pinky-swear to only load in ten rounds at a time?<
that’s good enough for me!
Just buy more guns.
I’m betting that only since the Clinton Assault weapons ban or whatever it was expired.
When I bought my SA XD-40 it came with 10 rd. mags which SA promptly replaced with the proper 12 rd. units.
A gun is a gun, deadly to innocents in the wrong hands. Let’s keep the Glocks out of the hands of known nutballs and leave people like me alone so we can try to protect ourselves and the innocents.
I’ve carried for over 30 years and have never presented, though I considered it a couple of times. Honest gunowners are not a threat, except to the baddies. At the point that ever happens I will be amazed if I have to use all the ammo I have. God willing, I’ll have the presence of mind to limit my output to the scumbags and have true aim.
But, you never know how an encounter like that will go. I don’t spray lead, I TARGET and squeeze, at least at the local range.
"...Just wondering - has there ever been a story that included McCarthy and did not reference the loss of her husband in a shooting?..."
Her deceased husband probably turns in his grave each time she speaks.
On that fateful day aboard the LIRR train...the only thing that could have saved them from Colin Ferguson was presence of another gun.
Oh yeah, that woman might still have her husband if he had been well trained and packing. Guess hi-cap mags is all she hears when the subject of firearms comes up.
Woman, if your man had been able to protect himself he might still be around, even against attackers armed with a lot of ammo. Since stoopid gun laws kept him from being armed one can only assume he was in a wrong place with no protection. Or maybe he was a p*ssy and would have failed to be able to prevent that tragedy, who knows.
I don’t watch a lot of movies, but I’ve heard of one called Spinal Tap, a satire on rock stars. Although the volume knob on guitar amplifiers only went up to a 10 setting, in the movie they had one that went to 11 (thus replies 4 and 6).
Here is the video, at about 1:20 it talks about “11” and the best part of it is at the end.
If you got 2 minutes watch the whole thing, it is funny.
You are absolutely correct. With an SMLE Enfield you can work a bolt action so fast that you’d think it’s a semi-auto.
Forgot the video:
Thanks but no can do. Have dial-up.
Ban ALL bullets. Why stop at just ten? Where’s the logic? This is really stupid!
Who’s that old gay guy?
But, you never know how an encounter like that will go. I dont spray lead, I TARGET and squeeze, at least at the local range.
Unless you are on a 270 range, your local shooting line is anti-training for defense pistol. No crim is going to just let you stand there, adopt a stance, carefully raise from a table a loaded weapon, wait for you to size up the target, aim and squeeze off a round at a known and standardized distance in ideal light. Unless all you care about is targets, the standard bench shooting does nothing but reinforce every bad habit one can make in defense shooting.
Now if the rangemaster would let you, draw from covered small-of-back holster, shoot while on the run to a low obstacle, using your weak hand to shoot at an unknown distance and a partially visible and moving target while people are running around you screaming - all in bad light, then you would get an idea of how that sort of encounter might go. Extra credit if people are shooting at you and you're in great pain.
IDPA or IPSC if you can't go to Thunder Ranch.
She looks old.
This is a stupid idea. However, if it passes, which I doubt, but just for sake of argument here, it should apply to ALL. That means that the police, secret service, armed forces and so on will also be restricted to the use of 10 round magazines as well. If they enact laws for peons like you and me then the law has to apply equally to those in power as well.
Let’s do what’s right...don’t hold back! I think we should limit magazines to 1/2 bullet.
Also, it takes under a second to swap out an empty mag for a full one, with practice.
Democrats,leftists, socialists etc. should not be be allowed to own any firearms, kitchen utensils with a sharp edge, or wine bottle/box opening devices.
NY wines are the principle cause of dementia. According to recent statistics provided by DHS.
Next time you see this old bag, she will have a death grip on the wheel of a Crown Vic at 40mph in the right lane of I75 in Tampa.....
Does she even have a suspicion what building she is sitting in right now?
No, I’m no way that sophisticated. I go to the range and shoot at stationary targets 7-15 yds. away.
I’d love to go to a real school, Mad Ogre’s would be my first choice but that is just because I’d love to take a drive up that way.
I’m definitely not trained in defensive pistol, I’ve just shot a handgun all my life and like to think I could do it in a moment of stress. Prolly not gonna happen I know, but it’s better than being pure sheep.
I hear what you say, you are 100% right on. Thanx for the advice, from my heart.
Giffords was what, the first person shot? Second? Third? Fourth? Fifth? Sixth? Seventh? Eighth? Ninth? Tenth? ...
How, Ms. McCarthy, is this limitation relevant to that which allegedly initiates it?
Which is why I refuse to ever learn to shoot with BOTH hands. I am not interested in becoming an expert target marksman. I want to be able to shoot one handed and hit a human size target with multiple rounds.
I figure I can get the job done.
I just got an email today from my favorite ammo supplier advertising 75-round drum magazines for AKs. Decent price, too.
Good for McCarthy! Now a lunatic can safely walk up to 10 unarmed, law-abiding citizens and kill them. But no MORE than 10 murders, that would be ILLEGAL!
Molon Labe bitch...
If Boehner even allows this up for a vote in committee, he should be forced out. It’s bad enough he’s backing uber-RINO Maria Cino for RNC Chair.