Judge Issues Injunction Against Gun Law Borne In Wake Of San Bernardino Attack
The law required anyone who owned large-capacity ammunition magazines to dispose of them by Saturday.
Los Angeles Times:
Federal Judge Blocks Law Requiring Californians To Dispose Of High-Capacity Magazines
A federal judge Thursday granted a request by attorneys for the National Rifle Assn. to block a law that requires Californians to dispose of large-capacity ammunition magazines by Saturday or face fines and possible jail time. U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez wrote in San Diego that the rights of voters who approved Proposition 63 in November have to be balanced against the rights of gun owners. (McGreevy, 6/29)
Federal Judge Blocks California's High-Capacity Magazines Ban
“The State of California’s desire to criminalize simple possession of a firearm magazine able to hold more than 10 rounds is precisely the type of policy choice that the Constitution takes off the table,” the injunction read. (Yoon-Hendricks, 6/29)