Gun Groups Drop Suit Over Connecticut High-Capacity Magazine Law

Gun Groups Drop Suit Over Connecticut High-Capacity Magazine Law

A salesperson holds a high capacity magazine for an AR-15 rifle at a store in Orem, Utah. Gun rights groups and Connecticut residents reached an agreement with the state that effectively ends their challenge to a 2013 law that restricted ownership of large-capacity gun magazines. Susan Ross and Domenic Basile, as well as the Connecticut Citizens Defense League Inc. and the Second Amendment Foundation Inc., sued state officials in March 2020. The threat of enforcement of the law keeps plaintiffs from loading magazines to full capacity and limits their ability to keep and bear arms in the process, the complaint says. In April, Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut …

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