The most controversial of the three measures, S.55, barely passed the legislature. It will restrict magazine capacity to 15 rounds on handguns and 10 rounds on rifles, ban bump stocks and raise the age to buy guns in Vermont to 21. Magazines already in circulation will be grandfathered while adults 18-to-20 can still purchase rifles and shotguns if they have had military or law enforcement training or have passed a hunter’s education course. There is also a carve-out for Vermont-based gun makers as long as they market their magazines outside of the state.
Looks to me the politicians realized they can pick on the AR-15 more than the pistol so they left the pistol mag limit at pretty much the norm. I know there are pistols that can hold more than 15 rounds from the factory but 15 in 9mm seems pretty standard. How is law enforcement going to know if your 30 round standard AR magazine is grandfathered or not? What about the Springfield XDm owners and their standard 19 round 9mm mags? Do you have to have them date stamped by an approved vendor?
Vermont Governor Scott wrote:“I support the Second Amendment, but I had to ask myself, ‘are we truly doing everything we can to make our kids and communities safer?'”
One of my favorite sayings to my wife that I stole from a TV show, "anything you say before but
, is bull..." Once again, a politician ran on one platform and did something totally different when in office. Seems to be the status quo, especially for republican politicians. I guess "shall not be infringed" means just not infringed all at once.