Colorado’s new gun laws limiting the size of ammunition magazines, and requiring background checks are not resulting in a rash of criminal charges.
In fact, in at least one Colorado county, the new laws haven’t resulted in a single case, moreover the Colorado State Patrol stated it wasn’t aware of its troopers citing people for violations.
“I’m not surprised, based upon the way the laws were written,” Larimer County District Attorney Cliff Riedel told the Fort Collins Coloradoan. “The ability to prove the required elements is very difficult.”
Buying, selling or giving away an ammunition magazine that can hold more than 15 rounds has been illegal since the new law went into effect on July 1, but the most tangible result has been that Coloradans have traveled to gun stores in neighboring states to buy the equipment.
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Colorado’s new gun laws limiting the size of ammunition magazines, and requiring background checks are…
by Personal Defense World / Jan 31, 2014