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Attorney General Knudsen leads 25-state effort to strike down unconstitutional firearm magazine ban

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen led 24 other state attorneys general in filing an amicus brief late Thursday to safeguard law-abiding individuals’ right to keep and bear arms in public for self-defense against unnecessary intrusions. In this case, that unnecessary intrusion is a California law banning firearm magazines that can hold more than ten rounds.

The district court appropriately recognized that California’s 10-round ammunition capacity limit “denies a citizen the federal constitutional right to use common weapons of their own choosing for self-defense.” In his decision, U.S. Di...


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