Colorado Gun Control Restrictions Upheld by Federal Court:
In a case filed by NSSF, Magpul
Industries, firearms retailers and others, a federal court judge
ruled late last week that Colorado's ban on standard-capacity
ammunition magazines capable of holding more than 15 rounds and
mandatory background checks on private firearms transfers do not
violate the Second Amendment.
(NSSF Bullet Points
How many times have you heard the following
argument? "Laws limiting magazine capacity are easily overcome.
All people will have to do is simply carry more magazines."
OK, my friends, - How many
spare magazines, topped off with ammunition, do you carry?
I'll bet even money that the overwhelming
majority of you answered -0- (none).
Remember, there are some words you will
almost never hear in a gunfight, "Whoa, I brought way too much
I would compare carrying a gun with a
deficient amount of spare ammunition to limiting my gasoline purchases
to a couple of gallons, every time I had the opportunity to fill up.
I might have enough to get me where I'm going (I wanted, so badly, to
say the Wal-Mart parking lot), but I might not have enough to get me
If you believe you are suffering from ADS
(ammunition deficiency syndrome), the first part of your problem is
Buy some more magazines,
Buy some more ammunition, and
Buy a magazine pouch. If you
carry your handgun in a purse, the spare magazines should fit.
Then, comes the hard part:
Learn how to change magazines quickly
and safely. Remember, the fight won't stop and wait for
you, while you're trying to figure out why your gun is going, click
... click ... click.
Challenge your ability to perform
properly executed magazine changes by using dummy rounds to simulate
Practice changing magazines under
various conditions and scenarios. Having the spare ammunition
is of little use, if you can't get it into the gun quickly and
Remember: There are only two
times when you can have too much ammunition; when you are swimming or
when you are on fire.