Local Bans on High-Capacity Magazines Draw Lawsuits from NRA

more+
less-
more+
less-
Explore:  Firearms Gun Laws NRA

With federal gun legislation post-Sandy Hook off the table for the foreseeable future, The Sacramento Bee More Confusion Over the Right to Bear Armsreports that two local governments in California have turned to enacting their own local gun control measures banning ownership of high-capacity magazines. While neither city can report any compliance with the surrender provision of their respective laws, they can report lawsuits by the National Rifle Association challenging the validity of the bans. With California’s strict approach to gun control coming under fire (see BB&K Police Bulletin on Peruta concealed carry case and BBKnowledge.com 3/4/14 blog post and 2/28/14 blog post), the state of local regulation remains very much in flux.

Topics:  Firearms, Gun Laws, NRA

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Elections & Politics Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Best Best & Krieger LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »