NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans

Standard Capacity Magazines Ban
NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans

Fairfax, Va. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Rifle Association applauded a decision by the Vermont Superior Court yesterday to allow a lawsuit challenging the State's ban on standard capacity magazines to proceed.

“The National Rifle Association is pleased the court has allowed law-abiding gun owners to challenge Vermont's unconstitutional ban on standard-capacity magazines,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action. “Magazine bans do not deter criminals or improve public safety. Instead, they unconstitutionally burden the rights of law-abiding gun owners.”

At issue in the lawsuit is one of the measures signed into law by Gov. Phil Scott on April 11, 2018 which bans the possession, sale, purchase, or transfer of long-gun magazines with a capacity greater than 10 rounds and handgun magazines with a capacity greater than 15.

“The only people impacted by this ban are the law-abiding citizens who will be forced to defend themselves, their families, and their homes from violent attack with sub-standard ammunition magazines. Wednesday’s ruling is a step in the right direction. The National Rifle Association will continue to fight for the rights of Vermonters to protect themselves,” Cox concluded.


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The Green Watch Dog
The Green Watch Dog
1 year ago

ERPOs are what I have advocated at the very beginning. I would like these laws enacted in every state. As one can see, “We The People” are changing the way thing are done around here pilgrim! The young people, and soon to be voters, are changing the landscape of this country. We don’t sit on the weekends drinking our James Beene and Bob’s Light to say “From Muy Colde Dad’s Fangers!”

Get Out
Get Out
1 year ago

GWD look up hypocrite because you ooze hypocrite when you speak of ERPO’s. You wanted to be the first to splinter down doors and stick your knee into the backs of non-compliant law abiding gun owners because they won’t kneel before you anti-gun masters. When you make statements like that shouldn’t an ERPO be filed on you?

The Green Watch Dog
The Green Watch Dog
1 year ago
Reply to  Get Out

No, I would never advocate infringing to those who are peaceful and law abiding citizens.
Their, as well as my, 2nd amendment rights are protected.
However………: Let the steel batons swing hard along with heavy steel pry bars that will mash through the doors for those who threatened the lives and well beings to others.

Get Out
Get Out
1 year ago

Can you say that an ERPO won’t be used against someone falsely who never threatened the lives and well beings to others? It has been brought to your attention on many occasions that an ERPO can and will be abused by someone with a grudge.

The Green Watch Dog
The Green Watch Dog
1 year ago
Reply to  Get Out

Get Out,
No, That is why the term collateral damage fits so well here. Somewhat of a silly question to ask of you. However, the success rate of ERPOs overwhelmingly outweighs a few broken doors, windows, and bruised egos. It appears to me that there is a learning curve to adjust to. And, overblown and misinformation.

The Green Watch Dog
The Green Watch Dog
1 year ago

Tionico, You really need to take your medication.
Today, we had a good turn out with March For our Lives with some colorful discussion with pro gun activist.
My stand is carpet ERPOs across our nation. Support our right to bear arms! Support our right to protect our loved ones. Peace brothers and sisters!

Wild Bill
Wild Bill
1 year ago

Medication? How would you know? This from the kid that still draws with crayons and eats past.

m.
m.
1 year ago

d-suckers can implement gun “control” @ their own risk.

Heed the Call-up
Heed the Call-up
1 year ago

TGWD, the fact that you stated you had a “colorful discussion” with a pro-right individual, is proof, agian, that you are anti-rights. Please tell us your name and address, so that we can institute an ERPO against you. You are threatening innocent lives with your comments about calling police on firearm owners and wishing ERPOs upon us, ala Maryland where the police killed a person in their own home, which would not have happened had the police not shown up at his door at 5 am. You will then learn how wonderful ERPOs truly are.

m.
m.
1 year ago

Thnx to the honorable Court Judiciary, but there should be no “gatekeeper” required to determine anything like this.

ZOOMBATT
ZOOMBATT
1 year ago

Stupidity an can everything they want but evil will find a way to cause hurt and pain the only things bans and gun control does is hirt law abiding citizens. If you people are so against guns PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE stop calling the law enforcement officers when something goes wrong because they arrive on the scene with guns on their hip.

joefoam
joefoam
1 year ago

Ask the LEOs about the magazine capacities of their service pistols and patrol rifles. Neither would pass muster on these bills. Why do they need them when they aren’t legally required to intervene and are purely a reactive force?

DaveW
DaveW
1 year ago
Reply to  joefoam

LEOs are not solely a reactive force. Mostly, it is, but it also conducts proactive actions like drug buys.

Not all LEOs get to carry so-called “high capacity” magazines; they are limited off duty.

Heed the Call-up
Heed the Call-up
1 year ago
Reply to  DaveW

DaveW, they are not limited off-duty. Those laws exempt LEO, regardless of when and where they carry, with the exception of the recent bill in NJ. But I bet you all of my money that if an off-duty officer were found to be carrying a “high-capacity” mag off-duty, he would not only not be charged, you would never hear about it in the news. You really believe a LEO would arrest another LEO for that?

Roy D.
Roy D.
1 year ago
Reply to  joefoam

Concerning LEOs being required to intervene, you may want to check out what happened to an Officer in Tulsa when he exited a bank that was in the process of being robbed. It didn’t work out too well for him.
https://newsok.com/article/2575102/reinstatement-denied-officer-who-left-bank

Raymond Hudson
Raymond Hudson
1 year ago

Laws only handicap the Legal Citizen. Outlaws don’t care about laws so. Go Figure! IF the Media would report how many lives are saved by a law abiding citizen using a firearm, the evidence would be overwhelming! With a porous southern border, you can purchase firearms, drugs, people what ever your sick mind could think of! RH

Get Out
Get Out
1 year ago

Doubt any of these people will be demanding sensible criminal control by requiring state and federal gun laws be enforced?

The Green Watch Dog
The Green Watch Dog
1 year ago

Sounds sketchy to me, We need to embrace sensible procedures designed to help save lives. Not see how many kills in a timed session. For our Oklahoma people we invite you at the State Capitol for a March For Our Lives this Saturday. Starts at 11 AM I should be easy to recognize! Would enjoy meeting others to discuss issues we deem important on both sides.

m.
m.
1 year ago

fu

tomcat
tomcat
1 year ago
Reply to  m.

@ M Did you gracefully accept GWD’s invitation? LOL

Wild Bill
Wild Bill
1 year ago
Reply to  tomcat

@Tcat, If the green rat fink and company would actually go to Oklahoma and spew their propaganda, they would get “embraced” alright. It would be more like “Run for Your Lives”.

tomcat
tomcat
1 year ago
Reply to  Wild Bill

@ Wild Bill GRF has outlasted any troll we have had here since day one. He deserves a medal, or a chest to pin it on.

LibertyToad
LibertyToad
1 year ago

Guns save more lives than they take. Criminals do not obey laws. This converstation has concluded.

Side with the Bill of Rights.

Jim Mackey
Jim Mackey
1 year ago

This is sad. I bet a bunch of those people marching aren’t in favor of protecting life, as they are pro-choice. But whatever…

Green Mtn. Boy
Green Mtn. Boy
1 year ago

As all forms of gun control/safety are Un Constitutional by both Federal and Vermont article 16,there’s no discussion/conversation/talking/moaning or feelings about it. Please don’t take this the wrong way however you don’t need to visit Vermont we have quite or fill of Loony Leftards.

Will Flatt
Will Flatt
1 year ago

There you go again with your verbal and mental diarrhea promoting gun control. When will you learn that here at Ammoland, patriots like us are gonna eat you alive for breakfast and dump you out by lunchtime??

Go back to your mommy, commie, and stay in your safe space. And you can take your non-“sensible” [email protected] and stick it where the sun don’t shine!

John Chapman
John Chapman
1 year ago

There are at least 20 million military pattern semiauto rifles NOW in private hands in the USA. If ONE percent were used to murder one person in a year, there would be 200,000 dead. Instead, rifles are one of the least frequent means of homicide. In 2017, there were 403 people killed with ALL kinds of rifles (not just semiautos) against 1591 killed with knives. If you disarm me, you won’t be any safer. That is true for 9999 out of 10,000 owners of rifles. If you exclude the already illegal owners (drug users and dealers and felons and the… Read more »

Walter Goddard
Walter Goddard
1 year ago

I thought Okie City banned streaking as indecent .. Naked Emperor!

Mr. Bill
Mr. Bill
1 year ago

The ATF, DEA, FBI, HHS, IRS, VHA, National Forest Service and National Parks Service all have fully automatic weapons and more. So should lawful citizens. Repeal the National Firearms Act of 1934 or restrict the weapons that may be possessed by administrative agencies.

Shawn
Shawn
1 year ago
Reply to  Mr. Bill

Agreed we should Repeal the 1934 act as well as the 1986 machine gun act. They are all crap.

Robert Thomas
Robert Thomas
1 year ago

Shut your pie hole

chapsx12
chapsx12
1 year ago

Usually the “discussion “ goes like this-
DO WHAT I TELL YOU. PERIOD
End of discussion.
Not interested in that conversation.

LC
LC
1 year ago

Watch Dog if you believe that banning any magazine of any size or any type or style of gun will prevent murderers from murdering anyone than you have no common sense.There are thousands of laws on the books about using anything to kill or harm anyone and the only thing that truly stops sick people from killing 1 or 100 is fighting back with the tools available!!!Semi auto rifles have stooped far more crime than have been used in crime

Vanns40
Vanns40
1 year ago

Okay, have you folks ever noticed that this troll tosses crap out, apparently sits back and watches the replies, but never engages in a logical discussion? Haven’t you ever wondered about that? Logic isn’t his goal or have any part in his end game. All he wants is a rise out of everyone here. Don’t respond and it’s the biggest insult you can ever issue to him because you’re showing him how insignificant he really is. The problem is so many of you just can’t resist, even though it’s the right thing to do. This will be my last time… Read more »

Tionico
Tionico
1 year ago
Reply to  Vanns40

I don’t respond to Green Dog to convince HIM… his puppet masters have FAR more pieces of convincting paper than I do.

I DO write for those who might be passing by, and read his drivel and drool, and maybe think the guy has a point. So I will worte to show his folly and point to his having been purchased by evil men who would have us defensless, unable to assure “the security of a free state”.

Walter Goddard
Walter Goddard
1 year ago
Reply to  Vanns40

I do notice Vanns40, I actually got him to admit once, that gun control doesn’t protect people, and isn’t necessary. Right after that, he started writing his trash to get people aggravated again. I had to shake my head… I wonder if GreenWatchDog is litter trained/house broken, or if he potties on a pile of Second Amendment/constitutional papers? He probably calls his mom a Bitch too? … What’s in a name? … Does anyone else think that it would help to hold a candle light reading of the names of the shooting victims in NZ, or the victims here in… Read more »

Walter Goddard
Walter Goddard
1 year ago
Reply to  Walter Goddard

A second Parkland school survivor, within one week, takes their life in a suicide..

https://www.ky3.com/content/news/Second-Parkland-survivor-dies-in-apparent-suicide-507597851.html

Walter Goddard
Walter Goddard
1 year ago
Reply to  Walter Goddard

There seems to be an epidemic of suicide..
Three survivors, and/or family members, in ~ one week.. have now committed suicide!
Where is/was their counsel?
Where was the School Counsel in Parkland, Florida?
Didn’t Cruz send a signal for help/intervention?
Is that why he was told to leave the School?

They should March to doing their jobs, not against gun owners’!

https://www.ky3.com/content/news/Father-of-6-year-old-Sandy-Hook-shooting-victim-found-dead-507621001.html

Walter Goddard
Walter Goddard
1 year ago
Reply to  Vanns40

Here’s the post I told you about.. GWD admits, ERPO is not needed, but he likes to antagonize people here!

Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2019/03/red-flag-erpo-heads-colorado-senate-floor-contact-senators/#ixzz5j8idlEIl
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March 20, 2019 at 9:16 PM
Most likely correct, I notified LEOs after picking up an acquaintance after he was released from jail that morning. He was a felon that could not own a gun. While in my car he went into detail how he was going to retaliate against another.

Get Out
Get Out
1 year ago
Reply to  Vanns40

Here’s some background on GWD, he first started responding in the Topix gun forums by insulting gun owners from the start as uneducated hicks and aiding the POS shooters. GWD also stated he wanted to be the first to splinter down the door and stick his knee into the backs of non-compliant law abiding gun owners that didn’t immediately adhere to the new gun laws that called for bans, restrictions, UBC’s in the name of sensible gun control. GWD has now changed tactics to what you see now on these forums. GWD please dispute the above statement if you can,… Read more »

Tionico
Tionico
1 year ago

sensible proceedures designed to help save lives would be to allow the INDIVIDUAL PERSON, a small part of “THE PEOPLE”, to determine the tools THEY deem appropriate to assure “the security of a free state”. and that word “state” does NOT mean the political corporations known today as “The State of Mississippi”, “The State of Virginia”. “the State of Texas”. No, that word “state: means civil society. NOT ONE of these government dweebs know MY home situation. Besides, there are a number of cases where multiple armed criminals forced entry into occupied dwellings and began harming and damaging the occupants… Read more »

m.
m.
1 year ago

anyone not carrying a “long” who wants to meet with me is welcome: keep your hands empty & in sight, at least 7 yards away. any grabbing or reaching will be regarded as a threat of grievous bodily harm or death to my old, narrow, mostly-white hind-quarters.

Gas Block in WA
Gas Block in WA
1 year ago

How about Senate Bill S. 7 — The Red Flag Bill?